Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for crew leaders 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 183,515 crew leaders currently employed in the United States.
  • 28.6% of all crew leaders are women, while 71.4% are men.
  • The average age of an employed crew leader is 45 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of crew leaders is White (66.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (20.7%), Black or African American (5.9%) and Unknown (3.9%).
  • In 2021, women earned 90% of what men earned.
  • 2% of all crew leaders are LGBT.
  • Crew leaders are 61% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Crew Leader Statistics By Gender

28.6% of crew leaders are women and 71.4% of crew leaders are men.

  • Male, 71.4%
  • Female, 28.6%

Crew Leaders By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male71.4%
Female28.6%

Gender Pay Gap For Crew Leader

Women Earn 90¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$38,447
female-income
Female Income
$34,448

Crew Leader Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the crew leader position over time.

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

Crew Leader Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201078.84%21.16%
201179.39%20.61%
201278.71%21.29%
201379.61%20.39%
201481.61%18.39%
201575.85%24.15%
201678.15%21.85%
201774.50%25.50%
201872.24%27.76%
201979.67%20.33%
202074.86%25.14%
202171.40%28.60%

Crew Leader Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, mason foreman/superintendant and fence installer foreman have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
House Supervisor32%68%
Sign Builder Supervisor34%66%
Crew Leader71%29%
Concreting Supervisor99%1%
Fence Installer Foreman99%1%
Mason Foreman/Superintendant100%0%

Crew Leader Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among crew leaders is White, which makes up 66.9% of all crew leaders. Comparatively, there are 20.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 5.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 66.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 20.7%
  • Black or African American, 5.9%
  • Unknown, 3.9%
  • Asian, 1.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.1%

Crew Leader Race

Crew Leader RacePercentages
White66.9%
Hispanic or Latino20.7%
Black or African American5.9%
Unknown3.9%
Asian1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native1.1%

Crew Leader 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 crew leaders.

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

Crew Leader Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201077.47%5.66%1.22%13.43%
201176.24%6.62%1.18%13.43%
201276.89%5.98%1.37%13.26%
201376.74%5.55%1.14%14.03%
201475.32%5.93%1.15%15.02%
201575.69%5.92%1.31%14.57%
201674.57%6.02%1.23%15.82%
201773.22%6.37%1.07%16.68%
201873.03%5.53%1.29%17.81%
201971.37%5.95%1.38%18.54%
202069.74%6.30%1.22%18.03%
202166.87%5.93%1.46%20.72%

Crew Leader Wage Gap By Race

Asian crew leaders have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american crew leaders have the lowest average salary at $36,461.
$42,000
$41,000
$40,000
$39,000
$38,000
$37,000
$36,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$37,935
White$39,397
Black or African American$36,461
Asian$40,645
Hispanic or Latino$37,929

Average Age of a Crew Leader

We determined the average age of crew leaders based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Crew Leader Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American4740
Unknown44
Asian48
Hispanic or Latino4444.5
White4749
American Indian and Alaska Native51

Crew Leader Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of crew leader employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of crew leaders is 40+ years old, which represents 68% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Crew Leader Age

Crew Leader YearsPercentages
40+ years68%
30-40 years25%
20-30 years7%

Types of Crew Leader Degree Levels

The most common degree for crew leaders is high school diploma 36% of crew leaders earn that degree. A close second is bachelor's degree with 31% and rounding it off is associate degree with 17%.

  • High School Diploma, 36%
  • Bachelors, 31%
  • Associate, 17%
  • Diploma, 8%
  • Other Degrees, 8%

Crew Leaders By Education

Crew Leader DegreePercentages
High School Diploma36%
Bachelors31%
Associate17%
Diploma8%
Other Degrees8%

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Crew Leader Wage Gap By Education

Crew leaders with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $42,901 annually. With a Bachelors degree, crew leaders earn a median annual income of $39,878 compared to $39,080 for crew leaders with an Associate degree.
$44,000
$42,000
$40,000
$38,000
$36,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$37,628
Master's Degree$42,901
Bachelor's Degree$39,878
Some College/ Associate Degree$39,080

Crew Leader Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where crew leaders work. We found most crew leaders work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most crew leaders is the hospitality industry.

Company Size

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

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Crew Leader Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees8%
50 - 100 employees11%
100 - 500 employees16%
500 - 1,000 employees10%
1,000 - 10,000 employees27%
> 10,000 employees29%

The Types Of Companies Crew Leader Work In

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

Education

Public

Private

Government

Crew Leader Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education4%
Public24%
Private61%
Government11%

Top Industries Hiring Crew Leaders

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ crew leaders. Those industries include hospitality, manufacturing and government.

Hospitality

Manufacturing

Government

Fortune 500

Construction

Crew Leader Turnover And Employment Statistics

Crew Leader 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 crew leaders changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Crew Leader Unemployment Rate By Year

YearCrew Leader Unemployment Rate
201011.78%
20119.94%
20127.61%
20136.45%
20144.25%
20154.09%
20163.74%
20173.32%
20183.03%
20192.64%
20204.62%
20214.34%

The Average Number of Years That Crew Leader Stay in a Job

By looking over 70,187 crew leaders resumes, we figured out that the average crew leader enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 35%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Crew Leader Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year24%
1-2 years35%
3-4 years16%
5-7 years14%
8-10 years5%
11+ years7%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Crew Leaders 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 crew leaders.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Heavy Equipment Operator1.69%47,261
Coal Miner1.71%391
Labour Contractor1.77%37,148
Drywall Finisher2.14%14,312
Crew Leader2.35%-
Field Operator2.60%81,407
Painter Assistant5.83%4,060

Crew Leader LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Heavy Equipment Operator1.69%47,261
Coal Miner1.71%391
Labour Contractor1.77%37,148
Drywall Finisher2.14%14,312
Field Operator2.60%81,407
Painter Assistant5.83%4,060

Foreign Languages Spoken By Crew Leaders

The most common foreign language among crew leaders is Spanish at 75.1%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 5.6% and German is the third-most popular at 2.2%.

  • Spanish, 75.1%
  • French, 5.6%
  • German, 2.2%
  • Portuguese, 2.0%
  • Chinese, 2.0%
  • Other, 13.1%

Crew Leader Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish75.1%
French5.6%
German2.2%
Portuguese2.0%
Chinese2.0%
Other13.1%

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Crew Leader Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a crew leader can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of crew leaders is $50,146. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Crew Leaders Earn The Most?

Crew leaders earn the most in Washington, where the average crew leader salary is $54,304. The map here shows where crew leaders 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 Crew Leaders?

By looking through more than 70,187 resumes, we found that the most popular places for crew leaders are Houston, TX and Chicago, IL.

Number of Crew Leaders

Number Of Crew Leader Jobs By State

Where Are Crew Leaders In High Demand?

Crew leaders are in high demand in Indianapolis, IN. There are currently 29 job openings for crew leaders here. We looked over job openings to determine where in the country crew leaders are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Crew Leader Demographics FAQs

What Percentage Of Crew Leaders Are Female?

29.6% of crew leaders are female in the United States. This is -9.2 percentage points lower than last year. Additionally, the percentage of female crew leaders has decreased by -1.1 percentage points since 2010. That means there are a total of 51,280 female crew leaders in the U.S. and 121,965 male crew leaders in the United States. Note that Zippia's estimate accounts only for the 173,245 people with the specific job title of crew leader and doesn't include grouping similar job titles, or people with potentially similar credentialing.

How Many Crew Leader Are There In The Us?

There are over 183,515 Crew Leaders in the United States.

What Percentage Of Crew Leaders Are Black?

5.9% of Crew Leaders are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Crew Leaders?

Most a are White, with 66.9% of Crew Leaders belonging to this ethnicity. 20.7% of Crew Leaders are Hispanic or Latino, 5.9% of Crew Leaders are Black or African American, 3.9% of Crew Leaders are Unknown, 1.5% of Crew Leaders are Asian, and 1.1% of Crew Leaders are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Crew Leader Jobs Male - Dominated?

Yes, Crew Leader jobs are male - dominated. 71% of Crew Leaders are male, and 28% are female, so there are more male Crew Leaders than female Crew Leaders in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Crew Leader?

The average Crew Leader is 46 years old. 68% of Crew Leaders are 40+ years old or older, 25% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 7% are between 20-30 years old

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