Training and Development Managers

General Information

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the training and development activities and staff of an organization.

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Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit63.60%
  2. Federal government14.07%
  3. Private, not for profit13.14%
  4. State and local government6.17%
  5. Self-employed2.90%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Employment of training and development managers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. About 4,300 openings for training and development managers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$115,640

Military salary*

$83,324

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State-by-state Salary

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$167,400
$75,950
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 51%
  • Master's degree 18%
  • Post baccalaureate 14%
  • High school 3%
  • Doctoral degree 3%
  • Associate's degree 3%
  • Post-master's certificate 3%
  • Some college 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Education and Training
  • English Language
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Administration and Management

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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