Overview: Businesses employ training and development managers to ensure that staff members are trained with the skills and knowledge to perform at their best. They oversee training and development programs that can include virtual and in-person development. They assess where employee skills are lacking and design programs to fill the gaps. Training and development managers may work with outside vendors to aid in their development programs.
National salary range: According to May 2020 data from BLS, training and development managers earned between $66,270 and $200,210.
Education requirements: Training and development managers can have a diverse range of educational backgrounds, including industrial-organizational psychology. While many companies hire training and development managers who have a bachelor’s degree, some also require a master’s degree.
Job outlook: According to BLS, the employment of training and development managers is projected to grow 11% from 2020 to 2030, which is faster than the average for all occupations.
Businesses thrive on motivated employees working in positive work environments, and industrial and organizational psychology is key to companies achieving this.
The salary ranges are not specific to students or graduates of University of Phoenix. Actual outcomes vary based on multiple factors, including work experience, geographic location and other factors specific to the individual. University of Phoenix does not guarantee employment, salary level or career advancement. BLS data is geographically based. Information for a specific state/city can be researched on the BLS website.
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