Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) Salary

For Human Resources Trainers, hourly average wages total $14.55 per hour. Cash earnings for Human Resources Trainers — which occasionally include more than $7K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing — stretch from around $20K to approximately $65K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geographic location, followed by tenure and the particular employer. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one-fourth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Female Human Resources Trainers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 62 percent of professionals. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$34,671 - $73,478
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$50K
$73K
MEDIAN: $49,966
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$8.79 - $22.08
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$0$73K
Salary $34,671 - $73,478
Bonus $0.00 - $7,496
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,623 - $66,569
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 408
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $8.79 - $22.08
Hourly Tips $0.14 - $3.32
Overtime $12.89 - $31.53
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,496
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,623 - $66,569
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 495

Job Description for Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR)

A employee/human resources (HR) trainer usually works with new employees in a company, educating them on the proper means of performing their job duties. They also may train existing employees who have been given new job responsibilities. The trainer normally works with a large number of hourly employees within their company who will need to learn to perform organization-specific job that they cannot be expected to have learned in prior experience or education.

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Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) Tasks

  • Assist in conducting general and specific training programs to help workers maintain or improve job skills.
  • Choose and evaluate training materials prepared by instructors, such as outlines, text, and handouts.
  • Organize and prepare course plans.
  • Assess and analyze training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, or consultation with managers.

Common Career Paths for Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR)


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Human Resources Trainers sometimes assume positions such as Training Directors. That role pays $81K per year on average. A common career progression for a Human Resources Trainer is to become a Training & Development Specialist or a Human Resources Manager. Compared to Human Resources Trainers, the first group earns $11K more on average, and the second group earns $20K more.

Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR)


Human Resources Trainers flock to FedEx Ground for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $30K lead the pack in compensation.

Popular Skills for Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR)


Human Resources Trainers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, facility with Training Management, Recruiting, and Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 51 percent, 13 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Service and Oral / Verbal Communication as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Most people who know Training also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR)

Pay by Experience for a Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) has a positive trend. An entry-level Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 489 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 229 salaries. An experienced Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 179 salaries. A Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 58 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,828

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Human Resources Trainers that is 51 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Human Resources Trainers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+47 percent), Denver (+38 percent), Richmond (+34 percent), and Los Angeles (+32 percent). Human Resources Trainers in Orlando make 27 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Employers also pay below the national average in Phoenix (19 percent lower) and San Antonio (8 percent lower).

Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR)?

Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) in Bemidji:
"Stressful."
Pros: Fun to work with others. It's a great way to get to know the real world, and its people. It distracts you from your personal problems.
Cons: Everything happens unexpectedly.

Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) in Winchester:
Pros: Working with various people.
Cons: A lot of hours.

Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) in Garland:
Pros: Employees work hard, nice management, employees follow the rules.
Cons:

Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) in Portland:
"Corporate Trainer for SaaS company."
Pros: The culture and overall goal of helping small businesses.
Cons: A lot of employees seem to be undervalued, and they work really hard. Our product doesn't seem to be maturing and moving forward as quickly as I thought we should be.

Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) in Greensboro:
"I love training."
Pros: I like to interact with people of all sorts and teach. I love to help and mentor when available and I absolutely love sharing knowledge.
Cons: The pay and the shift are horrible. The way they move my hours around and switch me anyway they please. Stress level is thru the roof.

Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) in Kokomo:
Pros: I like the people I work with.
Cons: I don't like the management.

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Key Stats for Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR)

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 161 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) Salaries

▲31%

▲27%

▲8%

National Average
$40,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) Salaries

Training Management
▲49%

Recruiting
▲12%

Public Speaking
▲9%





Software Training Materials
▲2%


▼0%


National Average
$40,000


Oral / Verbal Communication
▼22%

Customer Service
▼55%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 161 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 25%