Training and Development Managers

What do they do?

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

Also known as:

Development Manager, Education and Development Manager, Education Director, Learning and Development Director, Learning Manager, Staff Development Director, Staff Training and Development Manager, Training and Development Coordinator, Training and Development Director, Training Director, Training Manager

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Training and Development Managers in United States

Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Training and Development Managers is projected to grow 14 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than average compared to all occupations.

Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 14.6%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #18 in job growth rate
  • 100

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #14 in net job growth

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Typical College Majors

Majors that prepare Training and Development Managers:

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (3.4%)
  • Master's degree (19.9%)
  • Bachelor's degree (42.4%)
  • Associate's degree (10.9%)
  • Some college, no degree (18.7%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (4.4%)
  • Less than high school diploma (0.3%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Personnel and Human Resources - Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
  • Psychology - Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Fluency of Ideas - The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Conduct opinion surveys or needs assessments.
  • Evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Evaluate training programs, instructors, or materials.
  • Evaluate employee performance.
  • Conduct employee training programs.
  • Manage human resources activities.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.1 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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