Front Line Supervisor Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about front line supervisor demographics? We analyzed 3,137 front line supervisors 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 Line Supervisor Diversity

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

Front Line Supervisor Gender Ratio

Among front line supervisors, 46.7% of them are women compared to 48.7% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 48.7%
  • Female, 46.7%
  • Unknown, 4.6%

Front Line Supervisor Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among front line supervisors is White, which makes up 66.7% of all front line supervisors. Comparatively, there are 13.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.6% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 66.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 13.8%
  • Black or African American, 10.6%
  • Asian, 5.9%
  • Unknown, 2.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Front Line Supervisors

The chart below shows that 62.5% of front line supervisors speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 8.8% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 3.8%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 62.5%
  • French, 8.8%
  • Portuguese, 3.8%
  • Chinese, 3.8%
  • Carrier, 3.8%
  • Other, 17.3%

Front Line Supervisor 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 line supervisors.

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

Front Line Supervisor Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the front line supervisor position over time.


Front Line Supervisor 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 line supervisors changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of front line supervisors based on ethnicity and gender.


Number Of Years On The Job For Front Line Supervisor

By looking over 3,137 front line supervisors resumes, we figured out that the average front line supervisor enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 32%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Front Line Supervisor Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of front line supervisor employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of front line supervisors 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 Line Supervisors 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
Office Manager/Receptionist10%86%
Dental Office Manager12%85%
Front Office Administrator12%84%
Front Line Supervisor49%47%
Chief Service Observer82%9%
Field Service Supervisor85%13%
Chief Order Dispatcher90%10%
Chief Order Dispatcher
Field Service Supervisor
Chief Service Observer
Front Line Supervisor
Front Office Administrator
Dental Office Manager
Office Manager/Receptionist

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Front Line Supervisors 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 line supervisors.

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Job Titleascdesc
Billing Representative11.07%
Manager Of Customer Service Department12.31%
Front Line Supervisor13.28%
Project Planner14.99%
Data Entry Associate16.24%
Medicaid Specialist24.95%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Front Line Supervisor?

Male Income
Female Income

Front Line Supervisor Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino

Front Line Supervisor 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
High School Diploma or Less$48,117
Some College/ Associate Degree$50,236
Bachelor's Degree$58,104
Master's Degree$73,628

Front Line Supervisor 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
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Front Line Supervisor Heatmaps

Where Are Front Line Supervisors Located?

By looking through more than 3,137 resumes, we found that the most popular places for front line supervisors are KY, Louisville and NY, New York.

Number of Front Line Supervisors

Front Line Supervisor Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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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 Line Supervisor Work In

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

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Industry Concentration

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

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