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Diversity Manager Salary

Diversity Managers in the United States take home an average $76K annually. Total cash compensation for Diversity Managers runs from $51K to $121K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $15K and profit sharing that can reach almost $10K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most Diversity Managers survey respondents are women (77 percent). Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. The majority of Diversity Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$50,998 - $116,417
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$51K
$76K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,089
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$14.09 - $53.13
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$40
$53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,998 - $116,417  
   
Bonus
$97.87 - $14,975  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,978  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$51,053 - $121,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 263
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.09 - $53.13  
   
National Annualized 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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$97.87 - $14,975  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,978  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$51,053 - $121,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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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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Survey takers who work as Diversity Managers usually report a few specific skills. Training Program Development and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 5 percent and 3 percent, respectively. Project Management and Training Program Development are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Diversity Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $71K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $85K. Diversity Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $91K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $88K.

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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Experience Affects Diversity Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Diversity Manager Salaries


Project Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$79,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 94%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 3%
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