Front Desk Manager Statistics in the US

The average employee age for front desk managers is 46 years. The front desk manager workforce reached a whopping 82,284 in 2020!

Among front desk managers, we discovered that 65.1% of them are women, while 31.0% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among front desk managers is White, which makes up 64.4% of all front desk managers. Comparatively, there are 16.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.3% of the Black or African American ethnicity. Front desk managers are also more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, front desk managers are more likely to find a job in the hospitality industry.

From where do we know all information about front desk manager demographics? We analyzed 21,641 front desk managers resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Front Desk Manager Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as front desk managers. Keep reading to find out what the results for front desk managers were.

Front Desk Manager Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among front desk managers is White, which makes up 64.4% of all front desk managers. Comparatively, there are 16.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.3% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 64.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 16.2%
  • Black or African American, 11.3%
  • Asian, 5.4%
  • Unknown, 2.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Front Desk Managers

The chart below shows that 58.0% of front desk managers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 10.2% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 4.8%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 58.0%
  • French, 10.2%
  • Portuguese, 4.8%
  • German, 3.4%
  • Russian, 3.2%
  • Other, 20.4%

Most Common Degree for Front Desk Manager

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for front desk managers. The most common degree for front desk managers is bachelor's degree. In fact, 38% of front desk managers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 18% and rounding it off is high school diploma with 15%.

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  • Bachelors degree, 38%
  • Associate degree, 18%
  • High School Diploma degree, 15%
  • Diploma degree, 4%
  • Other Degrees, 25%

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Front Desk Manager Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among front desk managers.

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

Front Desk Manager Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
43%
40%
37%
34%
31%
28%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Front Desk 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 front desk managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Front Desk Manager

By looking over 21,641 front desk managers resumes, we figured out that the average front desk manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 41%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Front Desk Manager Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of front desk manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of front desk managers is 40+ years old, which represents 69% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Front Desk Managers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, chief order dispatcher and field service supervisor have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Office Manager/Receptionist10%86%
Dental Office Manager12%85%
Front Office Administrator12%84%
Front Desk Manager31%65%
Chief Service Observer82%9%
Field Service Supervisor85%13%
Chief Order Dispatcher90%10%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Chief Order Dispatcher
Field Service Supervisor
Chief Service Observer
Front Desk Manager
Front Office Administrator
Dental Office Manager
Office Manager/Receptionist
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Front Desk 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 front desk managers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Biller11.07%
Patient Care Coordinator12.31%
Front Desk Manager13.28%
Production Control Planner14.99%
Caller15.36%
Data Entry Assistant16.24%
Medicaid Specialist24.95%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Front Desk Manager?

male-income
Male Income
$46,013
female-income
Female Income
$42,602

Front Desk Manager Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and White men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$49,358
$47,892
$46,427
$44,961
$43,496
$42,030
$40,565
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Front Desk Manager Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$43,138
Some College/ Associate Degree$44,343
Bachelor's Degree$48,661
Master's Degree$56,608

Front Desk Manager Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$60,537
$56,608
$52,678
$48,748
$44,819
$40,889
$36,959
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Front Desk Manager Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a front desk manager can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of front desk managers is $45,476. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Front Desk Managers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where front desk managers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Front Desk Managers Located?

By looking through more than 21,641 resumes, we found that the most popular places for front desk managers are NY, New York and GA, Atlanta.

Number of Front Desk Managers

Where Are Front Desk Managers In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country front desk managers are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Front Desk Manager Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ front desk managers. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most front desk managers is the hospitality industry.

Company Size

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

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Front Desk Manager Work In

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

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Private

Public

Education

Government

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ front desk managers. Those industries include hospitality, health care and retail.

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Hospitality

Fortune 500

Health Care

Retail

Non Profits

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