Diversity Manager Salary (United States)

Salaries for Diversity Managers in the United States sit in the ballpark of $78,465 annually. Pay ranges from $50,423 on the low end to $120,194 per year on the higher side. Total cash earnings range from $50,594 on the low end to $114,705 on the high end and can include bonus and profit sharing proceeds as high as $15,591 and $10,213, respectively. Career duration and geography each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. In this profession, the vast majority individuals enjoy medical and dental coverage, and most have vision insurance, as well. Men are solidly outnumbered in the field, with women representing 75 percent of workers. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$50,594 - $114,705
MEDIAN: $74,198
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National Salary Data

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$50,594 - $114,705  
$96.96 - $15,591  
Profit Sharing
$1,208 - $10,213  
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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.
Beginning workers can expect to earn $69,725 starting out, which grows to $86K after five to 10 years. Earnings total $90K after one to two decades. After 20 years in the field, Diversity Managers see a slip in salary, bringing in an average of $83K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about a 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. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; more than half of those surveyed fall within this distribution.

Pay Difference By Location

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With a pay rate for Diversity Managers that is 21 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. 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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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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