Optical Manager Statistics in the US

The average employee age for optical managers is 45 years. The optical manager workforce reached a whopping 4,193 in 2020!

Among optical managers, we discovered that 64.8% of them are women, while 32.3% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among optical managers is White, which makes up 70.6% of all optical managers. Comparatively, there are 14.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 5.5% of the Black or African American ethnicity. Optical managers are also more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, optical managers are more likely to find a job in the retail industry.

From where do we know all information about optical manager demographics? We analyzed 1,648 optical 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.

Optical Manager Diversity

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

Optical Manager Gender Ratio

Among optical managers, 64.8% of them are women compared to 32.3% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 64.8%
  • Male, 32.3%
  • Unknown, 2.9%

Optical Manager Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among optical managers is White, which makes up 70.6% of all optical managers. Comparatively, there are 14.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 5.5% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 70.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 14.9%
  • Black or African American, 5.5%
  • Asian, 5.4%
  • Unknown, 2.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Optical Managers

The chart below shows that 78.6% of optical managers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Portuguese at 4.8% and Vietnamese is the third-most popular at 4.8%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 78.6%
  • Portuguese, 4.8%
  • Vietnamese, 4.8%
  • French, 4.8%
  • German, 2.4%
  • Other, 4.6%

Optical 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 optical managers.

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

Optical Manager Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
36%
33%
29%
26%
22%
19%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Optical 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 optical managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Optical Manager

By looking over 1,648 optical managers resumes, we figured out that the average optical manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 30%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Optical Manager Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of optical manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of optical managers is 40+ years old, which represents 65% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Optical Managers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, guitar technician and driver/technician have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Mammographer8%88%
Mammography Technician8%88%
Radiographer, Mammographer9%90%
Optical Manager32%65%
Armorer Technician87%12%
Driver/Technician88%9%
Guitar Technician92%5%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Guitar Technician
Driver/Technician
Armorer Technician
Optical Manager
Radiographer, Mammographer
Mammography Technician
Mammographer
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Optical 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 optical managers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Histotechnician9.44%
Pharmacist Associate9.89%
Records And Information Manager10.63%
Licensed Practical Nurse/Supervisor12.56%
Optical Manager14.40%
Driver/Technician15.76%
Cat Scanner Operator18.68%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Optical Manager?

male-income
Male Income
$58,417
female-income
Female Income
$53,543

Optical Manager Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$64,542
$62,568
$60,594
$58,620
$56,646
$54,671
$52,697
$50,723
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Optical 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$55,537
Bachelor's Degree$56,342
Master's Degree$58,557
Some College/ Associate Degree$59,975

Optical 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
$61,794
$59,975
$58,155
$56,336
$54,517
$52,697
$50,878
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Optical Manager Heatmaps

Where Are Optical Managers Located?

By looking through more than 1,648 resumes, we found that the most popular places for optical managers are TX, Houston and TX, Austin.

Number of Optical Managers

Optical Manager Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire optical 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 Optical Manager Work In

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

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Public

Private

Government

Education

Industry Concentration

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

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Retail

Health Care

Fortune 500

Technology

Manufacturing

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