Manager, Compensation

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Position Summary

The Manager, Compensation will be responsible for the administration of compensation plans and the review of internal equity and market data to ensure our programs and practices are competitive to attract, retain and reward talent. The Manager, Compensation will report to the Director, Compensation and work together to ensure the compensation strategy and design are current, competitive and aligns with the company’s goals and objectives.

This role will be on-site in our NYC office 2-3 days per week. 


  • Manage the administration of the annual salary increase process, bonus and long-term incentive programs.
  • Collaborate with Compensation team to conduct market research and analysis to design and implement modifications and/or new programs, which are aligned with the Company’s compensation philosophy, to ensure our compensation programs, procedures and tools are competitive.
  • Provide guidance and support to HR Business Partners and people managers on compensation-related matters, policy and guideline interpretation, and job evaluations.
  • Create compensation communications and trainings to ensure employees, managers and leaders have a clear understanding of compensation practices and programs.   ​
  • Monitor market trends and changes to federal, state and local compensation laws and regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Provide creative solutions to talent acquisition professionals through internal and external compensation analysis and practices.
  • Manage the participation in and coordinate purchase of salary surveys to ensure compensation objectives are achieved.
  • Network with subsidiary companies’ compensation community to stay apprised of internal Sony trends and practices and exchange ideas where appropriate.
  • Additional responsibilities as needed.   ​


Your qualifications and experience should include:

  • Must have bachelor’s degree in HR related field, business administration or finance/accounting.  Master’s degree is a plus
  • 8+ years of experience in compensation, to include administration, design, long term incentive plans and executive compensation, preferably in a large global organization
  • Strong knowledge of compensation principles, market trends, regulatory requirements, and best practices ​\
  • 2+ years of managerial experience preferred
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Strong knowledge of compensation software tools and databases
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality when handling sensitive compensation information
  • Must be eligible to work unrestricted in the USA

In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we offer an environment and culture that promotes Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an inclusive employee experience for you to thrive as part of Sony’s purpose to “fill the world with emotion through the power of creativity and technology”.


 SCA offers benefits-eligible employees (generally regular employees scheduled to work 20 or more hours a week) a comprehensive benefits program that offers coverage and support for employees and their family’s physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

  What we offer you:  

  • Comprehensive medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage with coverage for spouses/domestic partners and child dependents, including access to a Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee assistance plan and comprehensive behavioral health benefits
  • Fertility benefits, including surrogacy, and adoption assistance programs
  • Basic and supplemental life insurance for employees as well as supplemental life insurance coverage for their spouses/domestic partners and children
  • Voluntary benefits such as group legal, identity theft protection, accident, and hospital indemnity insurance
  • Short-term & long-term disability plans    ​​
  • Paid parental and caregiver leave
  • 401(k) Plan with pre-tax, Roth, and after-tax options and company match with immediate vesting
  • Education assistance and student loan programs

  Other Programs:

  • ​Flexible Work Arrangements, including remote and hybrid work schedules​
  • Time off to include vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, Summer Fridays (early release), and a winter break between Christmas and New Year’s Day (based on business needs)
  • Referral bonuses (subject to eligibility)
  • Matching gift program
  • A wide variety of employee business resource groups (EBRGs)
  • Special discounts on Sony products, offered exclusively to Sony employees
  • Employee stock purchase plan (Sony covers commissions and fees for your Sony stock purchases made through after-tax payroll deductions)
  • Annual incentive bonus

The anticipated annual base salary for this position is $135,000 to $145,000. This range does not include any other compensation components or other benefits that an individual may be eligible for. The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.   


Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, military status, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, genetic information, medical condition, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation.

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Sony Corporation of America provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. For reasonable accommodation requests, please contact us by email at or by mail to: Sony Corporation of America, Human Resources Department, 25 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010. Please indicate the position you are applying for.

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While SCA does not require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, there are certain Sony offices that require employees to be vaccinated in order to enter.  If you will be located at or travel to those offices, you will be required to be fully vaccinated to enter.  The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.  Please do not include proof of vaccination status or any indication of a possible request for a vaccination accommodation when submitting your application materials.  If applicable, the Company will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination and to discuss any potential accommodations.

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