“average of $175,088 per year is more than three times the average American’s salary of $44,980”
The pay grade is an indication of how much value colleges place on their commitment to diversity. Nice work if you can get it.
The Daily Caller reports:
Colleges Pay Diversity Officers More Than Professors, Staff
Top public universities pay administrators with jobs related to diversity initiatives an average of $175,088 per year, substantially more than other professors and faculty members, according to a Campus Reform investigation Wednesday.
A sheet compiling the salaries of the top diversity administrators at 43 of America’s top public universities finds that virtually all are paid at least $100,000, with some going well beyond $300,000.
The average of $175,088 per year is more than three times the average American’s salary of $44,980. The lowest salary identified by Campus Reform is $83,237, still almost twice as much as the average American salary.
A 2016 report by American Association of University Professors found that the average professor salary across ranks was $79,424.
In one example, an administrator at Rutgers University named Jorge Schement, vice chancellor of the office of diversity and inclusion, made $253,262 in 2016, while most faculty at Rutgers in 2015 made less than $50,000 a year.
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