Lead Hostess Statistics in the US

The average employee age for lead hostesses is 22 years. The lead hostess workforce reached a whopping 388,458 in 2020!

Among lead hostesses, we discovered that 86.5% of them are women, while 9.4% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among lead hostesses is White, which makes up 59.4% of all lead hostesses. Comparatively, there are 19.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.3% of the Black or African American ethnicity. Lead hostesses are also more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, lead hostesses are more likely to find a job in the hospitality industry.

From where do we know all information about lead hostess demographics? We analyzed 3,350 lead hostesses 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.

Lead Hostess Diversity

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

Lead Hostess Gender Ratio

Among lead hostesses, 86.5% of them are women compared to 9.4% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 86.5%
  • Male, 9.4%
  • Unknown, 4.1%

Lead Hostess Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among lead hostesses is White, which makes up 59.4% of all lead hostesses. Comparatively, there are 19.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.3% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 59.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 19.1%
  • Black or African American, 10.3%
  • Asian, 6.7%
  • Unknown, 3.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Lead Hostesss

The chart below shows that 59.2% of lead hostesses speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 11.3% and Russian is the third-most popular at 3.5%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 59.2%
  • French, 11.3%
  • Russian, 3.5%
  • Italian, 3.5%
  • German, 2.8%
  • Other, 19.7%

Lead Hostess 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 lead hostesses.

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

Lead Hostess Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the lead hostess position over time.

Male
Female
21%
18%
15%
12%
9%
6%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Lead Hostess 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 lead hostesses changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of lead hostesses based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Lead Hostess

By looking over 3,350 lead hostesses resumes, we figured out that the average lead hostess enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 44%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Lead Hostess Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of lead hostess employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of lead hostesses is 20-30 years old, which represents 42% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Lead Hostesss with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, bus boy and banquet houseman have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Lunchroom Worker7%93%
Lead Hostess9%86%
Bar Hostess10%86%
Dish Machine Operator85%13%
Banquet Houseman88%7%
Bus Boy90%7%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Bus Boy
Banquet Houseman
Dish Machine Operator
Bar Hostess
Lead Hostess
Lunchroom Worker
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Lead Hostesss 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 lead hostesses.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Cook/Server Dishwasher7.11%
Dining Room Host7.39%
Lead Hostess8.08%
Cook Supervisor8.79%
Barista/Waitress9.75%
Food Service Attendant11.55%
Executive Chef14.60%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Lead Hostess?

male-income
Male Income
$34,524
female-income
Female Income
$34,289

Lead Hostess Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Hispanic or Latino men and Hispanic or Latino women make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$36,283
$35,719
$35,154
$34,590
$34,026
$33,461
$32,897
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Lead Hostess 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$35,476
Some College/ Associate Degree$39,347
Master's Degree$42,550
Bachelor's Degree$43,014

Lead Hostess 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
$45,402
$43,014
$40,626
$38,238
$35,850
$33,461
$31,073
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Lead Hostess Heatmaps

Where Are Lead Hostesses Located?

By looking through more than 3,350 resumes, we found that the most popular places for lead hostesses are NV, Las Vegas and NY, New York.

Number of Lead Hostesses

Lead Hostess Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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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 Lead Hostess Work In

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

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Public

Private

Industry Concentration

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

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Hospitality

Fortune 500

Retail

Media

Professional

Lead Hostess Jobs