Training & Development Manager Salary

Training & Development Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with close to one-half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $73K per year on average but can range from $46K to $119K per year. Total incomes of Training & Development Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $17K from bonuses and close to $14K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $46K and $119K. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Training & Development Managers is high. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. There are more female Training & Development Managers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 65 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$47,989 - $112,360
$48K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,847
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$14.54 - $44.73
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$0$119K
Salary $47,989 - $112,360
Bonus $965 - $16,894
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,047
Commission $6,500
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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$46,100 - $119,607
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,830
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $14.54 - $44.73
Overtime $19.63 - $44.31
Annual Data $0$119K
Bonus $965 - $16,894
Commission $6,500
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,047
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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$46,100 - $119,607
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 102

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Job Description for Training & Development Manager

A training and development manager helps their company with internal effectiveness and ability. Their responsibilities mainly consist of providing support to employees through various types of training. This may include holding workshops to introduce techniques to the entire staff, or working one-on-one with employees to tend to their individual professional needs. The training and development manager facilitates the growth of the individual performance of a worker and their ability to work effectively as part of a team. As such, the job may include developing and facilitating team-building exercises to make staff more comfortable and trusting of each other. Additionally, the training and development manager helps with training new employees on company policies and procedures.

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Training & Development Manager Tasks

  • Coach and support staff through operational changes and supervision issues.
  • Create, refine, and disseminate training manuals and other educational materials.
  • Prepare training budget and evaluate instructor costs and performance.
  • Support performance management and review process for supervisors and employees.
  • Lead and evaluate training programs, orientation, and personnel development.

Common Career Paths for Training & Development Manager


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Training & Development Managers who advance into the role of an Organizational Development Director are fairly uncommon. Organizational Development Directors on average earn $113K per year. As Training & Development Managers progress in their field, many go on to become Training Directors. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $81K per year. Another common career choice for Training & Development Managers is to move into a Human Resources Manager role. Typically, Human Resources Managers get paid $59K.

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Popular Skills for Training & Development Manager


Training & Development Managers report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Strategic Planning, Project Management, Articulate E-Learning Software, and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 15 percent. Those listing Recruiting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Operations Management and Training also typically command lower compensation. Employees educated in Training Management are typically practiced in Training Program Development, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Training & Development Manager

Pay by Experience for a Training & Development Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Training & Development Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 595 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Training & Development Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 655 salaries. An experienced Training & Development Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 742 salaries. A Training & Development Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 292 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,498

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

With a pay rate for Training & Development Managers that is 32 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Training & Development Managers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+19 percent), Boston (+17 percent), Phoenix (+16 percent), and Dallas (+16 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 12 percent south of the national average, can be found in Miami. Denver and Philadelphia are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 7 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively.

Training & Development Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Training & Development Manager?

Training & Development Manager in St. Paul:
"Is this worth the commute."
Pros: I like interacting and training new employees.
Cons: The commute, the owner, lack of communication company wide.

Training & Development Manager in Warren:
"Corporate culture, work flexibility, stress level, office."
Pros: Interacting with different departments, creating new materials for training, innovative thinking.
Cons: Management, pay, no vacation or sick days, only straight PTO.

Training & Development Manager in Kuala Lumpur:
"Interesting and challenging."
Pros: 1. Develop own training content. 2. Able to counsel and advice others. 3. Meet other trainers and learn from external trainers. 4. Expand my knowledge in training. 5. Experiment on experiential training methods.
Cons: 1. Follow up with respective department trainers. 2. Lack of proper guidance from superior on training matters. 3. Lack of training culture among the staff. 4. Lacking benefits.

Training & Development Manager in Manhattan:
"Training and Development."
Pros: I love that I have some say in what happens with my job and the company - my position was designed around my skills and I have had a lot of opportunity for growth.
Cons: There is a lot of responsibility, and I do not get to claim the pay or title of manager, even though I do have subordinates.

Training & Development Manager in Austin:
"Work Flexibility, Stress levels."
Pros: The culture of the company and the people I work along side.
Cons: Lack of structure, no evaluations, low pay, lack of leadership.

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Key Stats for Training & Development Manager

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 326 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Training & Development Manager Salaries

▲17%

▲14%

National Average
$74,000

▼2%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Training & Development Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲16%



▲2%




National Average
$74,000


▼1%




▼9%

Operations Management
▼11%

Recruiting
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 326 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 10%
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