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Training and Development Manager

What Does a Professional in this Career Do?

A Training and Development Manager manages staff training and professional development programs for an employer. Develops training programs that address staff needs and support the strategic goals of a company or organization. Supervises training staff and partners and evaluates training impact.

Job Outlook

There were 884 Training and Development Manager job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 26649 in the United States.

In combination with other careers in the Training and Development Manager industry, which includes the Training and Development Manager career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2015:

Salary

Many new Training and Development Manager 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 $96,255.

State

The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $95,139.

Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Training and Development Manager postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $65,057.

Education and Experience

Posted Training and Development Manager 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 Degree5.74%
Bachelor's Degree56.16%
Master's Degree17.05%
Doctoral Degree2.14%
Other14.87%

Posted Training and Development Manager 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 years25.78%
3 to 5 years48.91%
6 to 8 years16.89%
9+ years8.42%

Skills

Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Training and Development Manager 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 (48.9%)
  • Leadership (48.09%)
  • Management (42.62%)
  • Operations (27.22%)
  • Training And Development (24.49%)
  • Sales (24.08%)
  • Customer Service (23.28%)
  • Coaching (20.23%)
  • Planning (19.94%)
  • Presentations (18.06%)

Necessary Skills

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

  • Adult Learning Principles (11.34%)
  • Adult Education (19.68%)
  • Learning Management Systems (30.05%)
  • Curriculum Development (15.86%)
  • Performance Appraisal (11.96%)
  • Instructional Design (24.58%)
  • Marketing (25.44%)
  • Project Management (39.36%)

Distinguishing Skills

A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.

  • Learning and Development Programs and Policies (7.76%)

Alternative Job Titles

Sometimes employers post jobs with Training and Development Manager skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:

  • Learning and Development Manager
  • Training Manager
  • Manager-in-Training
  • Onboarding Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Learning Program Manager
  • Learning Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Learning and Development Lead

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 Training and Development Manager jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.

United States

  • Circle K (867)
  • AT&T (440)
  • Legacy Marketing (377)
  • Pacific Dental Services (349)
  • Johnson & Johnson (327)
  • Deloitte (312)
  • Humana (276)
  • Elevance Health (259)
  • Food Lion (248)
  • AAMCO Transmissions (172)

North Carolina

  • Food Lion (104)
  • AT&T (22)
  • Circle K (21)
  • Elevance Health (10)
  • AAMCO Transmissions (9)
  • Orion Talent (9)
  • Xylem (9)
  • Humana (9)
  • Labcorp (8)
  • Sherwin-Williams (8)

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!