Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Specialist Salary

Earnings for Equal Employment Opportunity Specialists in the United States come in at around $59K per year on average. Female Equal Employment Opportunity Specialists make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Equal Employment Opportunity Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,988 - $85,887
(Median)
$43K
$59K
$86K
MEDIAN: $58,658
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90%

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$15.58 - $44.46
(Median)
$16
$25
$44
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,988 - $85,887  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
Total Pay (?
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$39,008 - $86,642  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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Hourly Rate
$15.58 - $44.46  
   
Overtime
$26.60 - $42.48  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
   
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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$39,008 - $86,642  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Job Description for Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Specialist

  • Conduct EEO investigations and manage formal and informal complaints.
  • Serve as the EEO expert and provide compliance guidance for internal departments.
  • Design, implement, and maintain EEO programs.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Specialists usually report a few specific skills. Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office. Aptitude in Microsoft Excel tends to also indicate an understanding of Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Specialist

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $55K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $61K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $66K in this role. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $86K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Specialist Salaries

National Average
$58,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 20%