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Corporate Trainer

What Does a Professional in this Career Do?

Works in a business environment and conveys knowledge or skills to a group of employees. May be hired full-time by a large company to train new employees and assist in the transition to new business systems.

Job Outlook

There were 39 Corporate Trainer job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 1056 in the United States.

In combination with other careers in the Training and Development Specialist industry, which includes the Corporate Trainer career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:

Salary

Many new Corporate Trainer jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.

National

The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $55,156.

State

The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $52,758.

Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Corporate Trainer postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $48,938.

Education and Experience

Posted Corporate Trainer jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.

Education LevelPercentage
Associate's Degree9%
Bachelor's Degree66%
Master's Degree5%
Doctoral Degree0%
Other21%

Posted Corporate Trainer jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.

Years of ExperiencePercentage
0 to 2 years38%
3 to 5 years54%
6 to 8 years5%
9+ years3%

Skills

Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Corporate Trainer positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.

Baseline Skills

A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.

  • Communication Skills (64%)
  • Microsoft Office (41%)
  • Microsoft Powerpoint (37%)
  • Teamwork / Collaboration (34%)
  • Microsoft Excel (32%)

Defining Skills

A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.

  • Training Programs (42%)
  • Training Materials (41%)
  • Corporate Training (30%)
  • Teaching (24%)
  • Scheduling (21%)

Necessary Skills

A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.

  • Customer Service (12%)
  • Project Management (11%)
  • Budgeting (8%)
  • Staff Management (8%)

Distinguishing Skills

A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.

  • Learning Styles (7%)
  • Needs Assessment (7%)
  • Leadership Development (6%)
  • Organizational Development (5%)
  • Training Activities (5%)

Salary Boosting Skills

A professional who wishes to excel in this career path may consider developing the following highly valued skills. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is listed along with the marginal value: the average salary difference between postings that request that skill and those that do not.

  • Sales Training (4%) – marginal value $3,013
  • Training Documentation (2%) – marginal value $1,795

Alternative Job Titles

Sometimes employers post jobs with Corporate Trainer skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:

  • Corporate Training Specialist
  • Mortgage Corporate Trainer
  • Corporate Training Coordinator
  • Corporate Trainer I

Similar Occupations

If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.

Common Employers

Here are the employers that have posted the most Corporate Trainer jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.

United States

  • Houston Community College (23)
  • Salt Lake Community College (18)
  • Freedom Mortgage (12)
  • Cenlar Fsb (12)
  • Hiossen, Inc (11)

North Carolina

  • Meduit (3)
  • Cook Boardman (3)
  • Immunotek Bio Centers, Llc (2)
  • Storr Office Environments (2)
  • Cook Boardman Incorporated (2)

NC State Programs Relevant to this Career

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