Diversity Manager Salary

Earnings for Diversity Managers in the United States come in at around $76K per year on average. Cash earnings for Diversity Managers — which occasionally include more than $17K from bonuses and more than $12K from profit sharing — stretch from around $48K to approximately $126K. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all have medical and dental plans, and a fair number have vision insurance. The vast majority (82 percent) of Diversity Managers who took the survey are female. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$47,883 - $121,990
$48K
$76K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,003
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$16.77 - $55.00
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$55
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$0$126K
Salary $47,883 - $121,990
Bonus $10.30 - $17,452
Profit Sharing $5.07 - $12,416
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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$47,997 - $126,099
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 281
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $16.77 - $55.00
Overtime $40.63
Annual Data $0$126K
Bonus $10.30 - $17,452
Profit Sharing $5.07 - $12,416
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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$47,997 - $126,099
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Diversity Manager

A diversity manager is often part of a human resources department. The diversity manager makes sure that individual differences are respected in the workplace, whether these be race, gender, ability, or sexual orientation. The diversity manager will often be in charge of creating and carrying out a diversity talent acquisition strategy, whether it be for entry-level positions or upper management. This may include carrying out an affirmative action plan.

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Diversity Manager Tasks

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

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Popular Skills for Diversity Manager


Diversity Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Strategic Planning, Program Management, and Program Development are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 39 percent, 33 percent, and 27 percent, respectively. Most people who know Project Management also know Program Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Diversity Manager

Pay by Experience for a Diversity Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Diversity Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 135 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Diversity Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 121 salaries. An experienced Diversity Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 81 salaries. A Diversity Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,886

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Diversity Managers, Washington provides a pay rate that is 30 percent greater than the national average. Diversity Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+26 percent), Chicago (+23 percent), San Francisco (+23 percent), and New York (+17 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Cincinnati, 17 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (10 percent lower) and St. Louis (9 percent lower).

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Q: 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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Key Stats for Diversity Manager

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Diversity Manager Salaries

▲21%

Late-Career
▲12%

▲2%

National Average
$77,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Diversity Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲39%

Program Management
▲33%

Program Development
▲27%

Recruiting
▲26%

Strategy Development
▲19%

Organizational Development
▲8%



National Average
$77,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 6%
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