Average Training Director Salary

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The average salary for a Training Director is $84,533.
MEDIAN $84,533
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$51k - $140k
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$776 - $17k
$2k - $42k
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$49k - $152k

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Job Description for Training Director

Training Director Tasks
  • Develop, revise and execute training programs that are in line with the overall corporate strategic goals.
  • Monitor training and development programs.
  • Research emerging industry trends, new technologies, concepts and techniques to update current training curriculum as appropriate.

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Training Director
Training & Development Manager
Training Development Director
Human Resources (HR) Director
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Popular Skills for Training Director

Skills in Training Management, Strategic Planning and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training and Training Program Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Training Director

An entry-level Training Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,115 based on 13 salaries. An early career Training Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,806 based on 224 salaries. A mid-career Training Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,184 based on 306 salaries. An experienced Training Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,607 based on 623 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,798.
Employees with Training Director in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 38.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (17.7% more) and New York, New York (16.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.2% less).

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