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.
There were 45 Corporate Trainer job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 1385 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:
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.
The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $55,573.
The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $53,508.
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 $49,000.
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.
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 Experience||Percentage|
|0 to 2 years||36%|
|3 to 5 years||55%|
|6 to 8 years||6%|
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.
A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.
- Communication Skills (62%)
- Microsoft Office (43%)
- Teamwork / Collaboration (38%)
- Microsoft Powerpoint (35%)
- Organizational Skills (29%)
A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.
- Training Programs (46%)
- Training Materials (37%)
- Corporate Training (31%)
- Teaching (25%)
- Scheduling (21%)
A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.
- Project Management (16%)
- Customer Service (14%)
- Budgeting (7%)
A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.
- Virtual Training (6%)
- Organizational Development (6%)
- Learning Styles (6%)
- Training Activities (5%)
- Adobe Captivate (4%)
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.
- Talent Management (2%) – marginal value $8,369
- Training Activities (5%) – marginal value $6,841
- Training Evaluation (2%) – marginal value $6,775
- Educational Materials (2%) – marginal value $3,822
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
- Corporate Training Coordinator
- Corporate Trainer - Remote
- It Corporate Trainer
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.
- Sales Trainer
- Training and Development Specialist
- Technical Trainer
- Training and Development Manager
- Training Consultant
- Curriculum and Instructional Designer / Developer
Here are the employers that have posted the most Corporate Trainer jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.
- Houston Community College (35)
- Nelnet (34)
- Edward Jones (17)
- Uline Shipping Supplies (15)
- Salt Lake Community College (14)
- Jetstream Ground Services (3)
- GP Strategies Corporation (2)
- Immunotek Bio Centers (2)
- Revco Solutions (2)
- Roses Discount Stores/Variety Wholesalers Inc (2)
NC State Programs Relevant to this Career
If you are interested in preparing for a career in this field, the following NC State Online and Distance Education programs offer a great place to start!
- Business and Marketing Education Initial Licensure Program Teacher Licensure
- Training and Development Master's Degrees