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Manager, Compensation


New York, NY, US, 10036

Human Resources
New York

Hiring Salary Range: $110,000.00 - 130,000.00 

CBS, a subsidiary of Paramount Global, creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. It includes some of the industry’s most successful and popular brands and businesses: CBS Television Network, CBS News and Stations, CBS Sports, CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures and CBS digital properties.


Overview and Responsibilities:

We are looking for a Manager of Compensation to join our thriving team!

  • Determinations on job leveling, appropriate salary ranges, and variable pay targets for open jobs, adjustments and promotions as well as make compensation recommendations.
  • Consultation to HR business partners in the development of competitive salary offers, retention of key talent, and career development plans
  • Conduct internal equity analysis to address pay discrepancies by business unit, job family or any other classification
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and calculations and generate reports in support of the client groups’ needs
  • Implement enterprise programs and cross-Compensation projects for assigned client groups, including:
  • Annual merit planning, Short-Term Incentive Plan (STIP), and Long-Term Incentive Program (LTIP)
  • Annual salary survey submission process
  • Design tools, guidelines, templates, and communication materials, to train employees, managers, and executives on pay programs and process efficiencies.
  • Knowledge on current market compensation, changes in laws and regulations, and research best in class compensation practices.
  • Partner and or lead Compensation team in Global compensation projects and initiatives.
  • Working closely with department peers to ensure all client groups are supported.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of general experience, with a minimum 3+ years of experience in broad-based Compensation required
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
  • Microsoft Office skills - Advanced Excel, Proficiency MS Word, and PowerPoint required

Additional Qualifications:

  • WorldAtWork Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation preferred
  • Compensation experience preferably in the media and entertainment industry
  • Experience with HRIS tool interfaces and implementation will be a big plus!
  • Ability to conduct research, synthesize information and data, and apply to the business needs.
  • Effectively present and communicate with HRBPs (and business leaders) and build relationships
  • Solid attention to detail including ability to anticipate data-related questions
  • Teammate with ability to “flex” to different styles and ability to work collaboratively with peers
  • Self-starter capable of balancing project deadlines together with day-to-day requirements, while maintaining work product excellence and high levels of customer service


Hiring Salary Range: $110,000.00 - 130,000.00. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.   

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City