Diversity Manager Salary (United States)

The average Diversity Manager in the United States earns approximately $78,465 per year. The range in pay spans from $50,423 to $120,194 per year. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city. The vast majority people have medical and dental plans, and most have vision insurance. Female Diversity Managers make up most of the field at 75 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.
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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$50,594 - $114,705
MEDIAN: $74,198
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National Salary Data

XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$50,594 - $114,705  
$96.96 - $15,591  
Profit Sharing
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$50,423 - $120,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
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Job Description for Diversity Manager

  • Evaluate the diversity of an organization and provide reports to management.
  • Develop, monitor, and enforce diversity policies of an organization.
  • Educate employees about diversity issues and how to build an integrated workplace.
  • Establish programs and relationships which encourage greater diversity in hiring.

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Pay by Experience Level for Diversity Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Starting out, salaries fall in the $69,725 range but grow to $86K after five to 10 years. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $90K. Diversity Managers' salaries shift downward after two decades on the job, averaging $83K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one third of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 1 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—more than half of those surveyed fit this bill.

Pay Difference By Location

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For Diversity Managers, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Diversity Managers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+8 percent).

Diversity Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Diversity Manager?
Diversity Manager in Fargo:
"Diversity Work Is Largely Misunderstood."
Pros: Connecting with individuals on everyday issues, which impact our professional and working lives as it relates to issues of diversity and inclusion.
Cons: Diversity work is largely misunderstood with most organization working under the premise of compliance and not organizational progress. This work done from a compliance standpoint and typically becomes a numbers game to meet the status quo.

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Skills That Affect Diversity Manager Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 72 votes.


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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 5%
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