What does a Train Driver do?

Trainers teach skills to people or animals to better prepare them for a specific goal including a job, activity, or sport, or to improve upon already-established skills. They meet with clients to assess their level, define the desired goals and outcomes, and create a reasonable plan that also challenges them to accomplish their goals. They provide clients with relevant materials, including schedules, routines, exercises, to help them as they work on their goals, and follow up with them as needed to check in with them and give encouragement where needed.

Trainers monitor clients' progress and adjust goals and schedules accordingly, considering factors including attitudes, achievements, and feedback. They document client progress and provide clients with updates that include starting goals and achievements alongside forward-thinking plans and goals. Trainers need a minimum bachelor’s degree in psychology, management, or related fields.

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Work/Life Balance
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Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Train Driver Salaries

Average Base Pay

$43,778 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$26K
Median: $44K
$73K
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Train Driver Career Path

Learn how to become a Train Driver, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L2
Trainer
$48,243/yr
L3
Senior Trainer
$68,121/yr
L4
Lead Trainer
$48,488/yr
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Train Driver Insights

Read what Train Driver professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Disneyland ResortDisneyland Resort
Fairy Godmother In Training
Mar 8, 2021

“I LOVED coming to work and the team was incredibly welcoming and supportive from day one.”

F45 TrainingF45 Training
Trainer
Jul 2, 2020

“Everyone at my location was horribly rude and condescending and literally made fun of our members.”

Minmed GroupMinmed Group
Trainer
Jun 16, 2021

“The pay is really good and I believe cannot be found anywhere else for a part”

MTMMTM
Trainer
Mar 7, 2020

“I love coming to work the people are great and I am really enjoying helping people with their medical rides.”

McDonald'sMcDonald's
Crew Trainer
May 20, 2019

“Free food was always a plus and I always enjoyed our seasonal parties or our potlucks.”

MV TransportationMV Transportation
Operator/Trainer
Jun 1, 2021

“Not a career job..no good benefits and union is not in your favor also..”

Modern AcquisitionsModern Acquisitions
Cooperate Trainer
Jun 28, 2021

“If you aren’t ready to grow and develop then it may not be the best career path for you.”

Shake ShackShake Shack
Trainer
Nov 19, 2020

“Management was really flexible with my school schedule and got me the hours I needs at the same time.”

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