Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for lieutenants 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 23,499 lieutenants currently employed in the United States.
- 16.4% of all lieutenants are women, while 83.6% are men.
- The average age of an employed lieutenant is 46 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of lieutenants is White (66.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (15.0%), Black or African American (11.2%) and Unknown (3.9%).
- Lieutenants are most in-demand in Denver, CO.
- The technology industry is the highest-paying for lieutenants.
- 11% of all lieutenants are LGBT.
Lieutenant Statistics By Gender
16.4% of lieutenants are women and 83.6% of lieutenants are men.
- Male, 83.6%
- Female, 16.4%
Lieutenants By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Lieutenant
Women Earn 97¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Lieutenant Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the lieutenant position over time.
Lieutenant Gender By Year
Lieutenant Male to Female Ratio
Lieutenant Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among lieutenants is White, which makes up 66.8% of all lieutenants. Comparatively, there are 15.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.2% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 66.8%
- Hispanic or Latino, 15.0%
- Black or African American, 11.2%
- Unknown, 3.9%
- Asian, 1.8%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.3%
|Hispanic or Latino||15.0%|
|Black or African American||11.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||1.3%|
Lieutenant 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 lieutenants.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Lieutenant Race By Year
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Lieutenant Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$48,174|
|Hispanic or Latino||$51,239|
Average Age of a Lieutenant
We determined the average age of lieutenants based on ethnicity and gender.
Lieutenant Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||52||41.5|
|Hispanic or Latino||46||53.5|
Lieutenant Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of lieutenant employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of lieutenants is 40+ years old, which represents 78% of the population.
Types of Lieutenant Degree Levels
The most common degree for lieutenants is bachelor's degree 60% of lieutenants earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 16% and rounding it off is master's degree with 10%.
- Bachelors, 60%
- Associate, 16%
- Masters, 10%
- High School Diploma, 8%
- Other Degrees, 6%
Lieutenants By Education
|High School Diploma||8%|
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Lieutenant Wage Gap By Education
|High School Diploma or Less||$46,149|
|Some College/ Associate Degree||$47,144|
Lieutenant Employment Statistics
This section highlights information about where lieutenants work. We found most lieutenants work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most lieutenants is the government industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire lieutenants.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
Lieutenant Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||9%|
|50 - 100 employees||13%|
|100 - 500 employees||31%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||10%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||24%|
|> 10,000 employees||14%|
The Types Of Companies Lieutenant Work In
Employees with the lieutenant job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most lieutenants prefer to work at private companies over government companies.
Lieutenant Jobs By Sector
Top Industries Hiring Lieutenants
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ lieutenants. Those industries include government, utilities and professional.
Lieutenant Industry Statistics
Lieutenant Turnover And Employment Statistics
Lieutenant 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 lieutenants changed.
- Unemployment rate
Lieutenant Unemployment Rate By Year
|Year||Lieutenant Unemployment Rate|
The Average Number of Years That Lieutenant Stay in a Job
By looking over 9,848 lieutenants resumes, we figured out that the average lieutenant enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 24%.
Less than one year
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||9%|
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Lieutenants 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 lieutenants.
|Job Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Asset Protection Lead||6.90%||66,476|
Lieutenant LGBT Demographics
|Profession||Percentages of LGBT||Job Openings|
|Asset Protection Lead||6.90%||66,476|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Lieutenants
The most common foreign language among lieutenants is Spanish at 49.6%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 6.9% and Russian is the third-most popular at 6.1%.
- Spanish, 49.6%
- French, 6.9%
- Russian, 6.1%
- Japanese, 4.9%
- Chinese, 4.1%
- Other, 28.4%
Lieutenant Languages Spoken