Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for corporate managers in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 5,463 corporate managers currently employed in the United States.
  • 40.2% of all corporate managers are women, while 59.8% are men.
  • The average age of an employed corporate manager is 44 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of corporate managers is White (67.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (15.0%), Asian (6.3%) and Black or African American (6.1%).
  • In 2021, women earned 92% of what men earned.
  • 10% of all corporate managers are LGBT.
  • Corporate managers are 54% more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies.

Corporate Manager Statistics By Gender

40.2% of corporate managers are women and 59.8% of corporate managers are men.

  • Male, 59.8%
  • Female, 40.2%

Corporate Managers By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male59.8%
Female40.2%

Gender Pay Gap For Corporate Manager

Women Earn 92¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$111,669
female-income
Female Income
$103,128

Corporate Manager Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the corporate manager position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021

Corporate Manager Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201065.64%34.36%
201164.97%35.03%
201264.16%35.84%
201364.69%35.31%
201466.49%33.51%
201565.22%34.78%
201666.11%33.89%
201763.50%36.50%
201863.42%36.58%
201961.45%38.55%
202061.56%38.44%
202159.83%40.17%

Corporate Manager Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, district commercial superintendent and street superintendent have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Administrative Assistant To General Manager9%91%
Manager Stylist9%91%
Salon Manager12%88%
Corporate Manager60%40%
General Superintendent97%3%
Street Superintendent97%3%
District Commercial Superintendent98%2%

Corporate Manager Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among corporate managers is White, which makes up 67.8% of all corporate managers. Comparatively, there are 15.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.3% of the Asian ethnicity.

  • White, 67.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 15.0%
  • Asian, 6.3%
  • Black or African American, 6.1%
  • Unknown, 4.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Corporate Manager Race

Corporate Manager RacePercentages
White67.8%
Hispanic or Latino15.0%
Asian6.3%
Black or African American6.1%
Unknown4.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.5%

Corporate Manager Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among corporate managers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Corporate Manager Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201075.50%6.22%5.20%10.80%
201175.34%6.38%5.22%10.52%
201274.99%5.95%5.35%11.59%
201375.50%5.77%5.40%10.96%
201474.39%5.74%5.29%12.31%
201574.40%5.81%5.23%12.23%
201672.07%6.32%5.68%13.45%
201773.43%5.80%5.42%12.95%
201872.99%5.57%6.00%12.81%
201971.61%5.85%6.04%13.88%
202069.85%5.88%5.68%13.78%
202167.80%6.12%6.31%14.98%

Corporate Manager Wage Gap By Race

Asian corporate managers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american corporate managers have the lowest average salary at $108,042.
$117,000
$115,000
$113,000
$111,000
$109,000
$107,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$110,437
White$113,549
Black or African American$108,042
Asian$114,896
Hispanic or Latino$111,552

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Average Age of a Corporate Manager

We determined the average age of corporate managers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Corporate Manager Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American4245
Unknown4241
Asian4341
Hispanic or Latino4240
White4544
American Indian and Alaska Native4344

Corporate Manager Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of corporate manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of corporate managers is 40+ years old, which represents 64% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Corporate Manager Age

Corporate Manager YearsPercentages
40+ years64%
30-40 years30%
20-30 years6%

Types of Corporate Manager Degree Levels

The most common degree for corporate managers is bachelor's degree 70% of corporate managers earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 16% and rounding it off is associate degree with 8%.

  • Bachelors, 70%
  • Masters, 16%
  • Associate, 8%
  • High School Diploma, 1%
  • Other Degrees, 5%

Corporate Managers By Education

Corporate Manager DegreePercentages
Bachelors70%
Masters16%
Associate8%
High School Diploma1%
Other Degrees5%

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Corporate Manager Wage Gap By Education

Corporate managers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $131,979 annually. With a Doctorate degree, corporate managers earn a median annual income of $128,262 compared to $117,825 for corporate managers with an Bachelors degree.
$136,000
$129,000
$122,000
$115,000
$108,000
$101,000
$94,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Doctorate Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$100,923
Master's Degree$131,979
Bachelor's Degree$117,825
Doctorate Degree$128,262
Some College/ Associate Degree$103,281

Corporate Manager Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where corporate managers work. We found most corporate managers work for a public company. In addition, the industry that employs the most corporate managers is the manufacturing industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire corporate managers.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Corporate Manager Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees5%
50 - 100 employees6%
100 - 500 employees12%
500 - 1,000 employees4%
1,000 - 10,000 employees22%
> 10,000 employees51%

The Types Of Companies Corporate Manager Work In

Employees with the corporate manager job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most corporate managers prefer to work at public companies over private companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Corporate Manager Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education3%
Public54%
Private42%
Government1%

Top Industries Hiring Corporate Managers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ corporate managers. Those industries include manufacturing, retail and technology.

Fortune 500

Manufacturing

Hospitality

Retail

Finance

Corporate Manager Turnover And Employment Statistics

Corporate Manager Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of corporate managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Corporate Manager Unemployment Rate By Year

YearCorporate Manager Unemployment Rate
20106.02%
20115.17%
20124.50%
20133.74%
20143.19%
20152.83%
20162.57%
20172.68%
20182.15%
20192.22%
20203.68%
20214.01%

The Average Number of Years That Corporate Manager Stay in a Job

By looking over 3,110 corporate managers resumes, we figured out that the average corporate manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 38%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Corporate Manager Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year9%
1-2 years38%
3-4 years21%
5-7 years17%
8-10 years6%
11+ years10%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Corporate Managers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to corporate managers.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Facilities Manager7.93%13,167
Director, Program Manager8.41%163,036
Route Sales Manager9.38%112,342
Corporate Manager10.39%-
Interim Executive Director11.63%113,788
Controller/Office Manager13.02%53,755
Advertising Director14.95%16,270

Corporate Manager LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Facilities Manager7.93%13,167
Director, Program Manager8.41%163,036
Route Sales Manager9.38%112,342
Interim Executive Director11.63%113,788
Controller/Office Manager13.02%53,755
Advertising Director14.95%16,270

Foreign Languages Spoken By Corporate Managers

The most common foreign language among corporate managers is Spanish at 46.8%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 14.4% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 4.3%.

  • Spanish, 46.8%
  • French, 14.4%
  • Portuguese, 4.3%
  • Chinese, 3.6%
  • German, 3.6%
  • Other, 27.3%

Corporate Manager Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish46.8%
French14.4%
Portuguese4.3%
Chinese3.6%
German3.6%
Other27.3%

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Corporate Manager Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a corporate manager can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of corporate managers is $125,130. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Corporate Managers Earn The Most?

Corporate managers earn the most in California, where the average corporate manager salary is $129,555. The map here shows where corporate managers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Which State Has The Most Corporate Managers?

By looking through more than 3,110 resumes, we found that the most popular places for corporate managers are New York, NY and Atlanta, GA.

Number of Corporate Managers

Number Of Corporate Manager Jobs By State

RankStateNumber of JobsAverage Salary
1California8,521$129,555
2Texas5,452$99,032
3New York3,888$108,370
4Florida3,822$73,814
5Illinois3,285$95,565
6Pennsylvania2,865$97,779
7Georgia2,686$91,636
8North Carolina2,564$98,593
9Ohio2,456$98,412
10Massachusetts2,435$122,212
11Virginia2,388$99,267
12New Jersey2,160$113,467
13Washington1,895$116,284
14Michigan1,821$98,275
15Indiana1,698$96,675
16Maryland1,562$122,576
17Arizona1,548$101,864
18Minnesota1,489$116,282
19Colorado1,466$100,572
20Missouri1,310$92,329
21Tennessee1,297$104,580
22Wisconsin1,120$96,595
23South Carolina1,101$80,538
24Oregon1,075$81,996
25Connecticut882$121,646
26Alabama848$87,075
27Kentucky827$63,083
28Utah794$61,800
29Kansas709$81,387
30Iowa703$70,236
31Louisiana616$85,926
32Nevada589$117,071
33District of Columbia564$133,443
34Oklahoma543$71,529
35Arkansas524$68,614
36Mississippi385$77,581
37New Hampshire369$85,539
38Nebraska358$88,648
39Delaware332$101,088
40New Mexico306$80,656
41Rhode Island298$103,371
42Idaho274$81,938
43West Virginia271$77,692
44Montana234$74,586
45Hawaii219$84,222
46Maine218$84,302
47North Dakota170$84,821
48South Dakota157$101,589
49Alaska153$86,452
50Vermont131$81,059
51Wyoming96$71,375

Corporate Manager Demographics FAQs

How Many Corporate Manager Are There In The Us?

There are over 5,463 Corporate Managers in the United States.

What Percentage Of Corporate Managers Are Black?

6.1% of Corporate Managers are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Corporate Managers?

Most a are White, with 67.8% of Corporate Managers belonging to this ethnicity. 15.0% of Corporate Managers are Hispanic or Latino, 6.3% of Corporate Managers are Asian, 6.1% of Corporate Managers are Black or African American, 4.3% of Corporate Managers are Unknown, and 0.5% of Corporate Managers are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Corporate Manager Jobs Male - Dominated?

Yes, Corporate Manager jobs are male - dominated. 59% of Corporate Managers are male, and 40% are female, so there are more male Corporate Managers than female Corporate Managers in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Corporate Manager?

The average Corporate Manager is 44 years old. 64% of Corporate Managers are 40+ years old or older, 30% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 6% are between 20-30 years old

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