Training and development managers plan, direct, and coordinate programs to enhance the knowledge and skills of an organization's employees. They also oversee a staff of training and development specialists.
Training and development managers work in nearly every industry. They typically work in offices and spend much of their time working with people. Most work full time during regular business hours.
Candidates need a combination of education and related work experience to become a training and development manager. Although training and development managers need a bachelor's degree for many positions, some jobs require a master's degree.
The median annual wage for training and development managers was $102,640 in May 2015.
Employment of training and development managers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Job prospects should be very good, particularly in industries with a lot of regulation, like finance and insurance.
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