Diversity Senior Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Diversity Senior Manager make in the United States? The average Diversity Senior Manager salary in the United States is $170,815 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $147,341 and $197,225. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Oversees the management of programs that promote employee and vendor diversity. Designs procedures to ensure compliance with internal polices and external diversity regulations. Develops initiatives to foster knowledge and adoption of diversity and inclusion topics and best practices, and develops strategies to attract, develop, and retain members of underrepresented groups. Researches, analyzes, and presents trends in the field of diversity, serving as an expert to develop new initiatives and stay abreast of competitors. Uses statistics, metrics, and reports to assess the progress and effectiveness of diversity initiatives. May be responsible for managing or developing diversity training programs. Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a director. Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)

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    Bachelor's Degree

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