Kellogg Company reports 4.3% mean gender pay gap

Kellogg reports 4.3% mean gender pay gap

Kellogg Company has reported a mean gender pay gap of 4.3% for average hourly pay as at April 2019.

The organisation, which has over 800 employees, reported its gender pay gap data in line with the government’s gender pay gap reporting regulations.

The reporting regulations require organisations with 499 or more employees to publish the differences in mean and median hourly rates of pay for male and female full-time employees, the gap in men and women’s mean and median bonus pay, the proportions of male and female employees awarded bonus pay, and the proportions of male and female full-time employees in the lower, lower-middle, upper-middle and upper quartile pay bands.

Kellogg Company’s median gender pay gap is 3.1%, as at April 2019. On average, women earn 97p compared to every ÂŁ1 their male counterparts earn. Its median gender gap for bonuses paid during the reporting period is 18.9%. The mean gender pay gap for bonus payments is 33%, up from 13.5% the previous year.

Over the reporting period, 69% of female employees and 14% of male employees received bonus payments. Just over one in ten (11%) % of employees in the highest pay quartile at Kellogg’s are female, compared to 7% in the second quartile, 7% in the third quartile and 19% in the lowest pay quartile.

Sam Thomas-Berry, vice president of HR at Kellogg Europe, said: “Kellogg Company is a diverse employer, dedicated to meaningfully accelerating gender parity across our organisation. Our commitment to diversity and fairness can be traced back to our founder WK Kellogg who was a pioneer in employing women in the workplace.

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“These diversity numbers are good, but we know we can do better. We will be intentional about meeting our commitment and we know the quality of our leadership bench will be better by being more diverse. As part of this, we will review the data in our latest report so we can continue to focus on our longer-term objectives to become a more diverse and inclusive business.

“We are proud of what we have achieved so far, and this has been recognised with our nomination for Large Organisation in the Northern Power Women Awards which recognises role models in gender inclusion in the North of England.”