Route Manager Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about route manager demographics? We analyzed 6,562 route 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.

Route Manager Diversity

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

Route Manager Gender Ratio

Among route managers, 14.2% of them are women compared to 82.9% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 82.9%
  • Female, 14.2%
  • Unknown, 2.9%

Route Manager Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among route managers is White, which makes up 62.7% of all route managers. Comparatively, there are 16.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.3% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 62.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 17.0%
  • Black or African American, 11.3%
  • Asian, 6.3%
  • Unknown, 2.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Route Managers

The chart below shows that 73.1% of route managers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Portuguese at 6.7% and French is the third-most popular at 3.4%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 73.1%
  • Portuguese, 6.7%
  • French, 3.4%
  • Carrier, 3.4%
  • German, 2.5%
  • Other, 10.9%

Route 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 route managers.

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

Route Manager Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
86%
83%
80%
76%
73%
70%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Route 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 route managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Route Manager

By looking over 6,562 route managers resumes, we figured out that the average route manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 35%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Route Manager Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of route manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of route 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 Route Managers with Other Job Titles

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

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Move Coordinator29%66%
Route Manager83%14%
Warehouse Foreman89%7%
Warehouse Manager/Driver90%5%
Yard Foreman93%4%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Yard Foreman
Warehouse Manager/Driver
Warehouse Foreman
Route Manager
Move Coordinator
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Route 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 route managers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Tow Truck Operator6.99%
Traffic Control Specialist7.72%
Bus Aide7.91%
Switchman8.61%
Mover8.85%
Route Manager12.00%
Motor Vehicle Operator13.50%

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

male-income
Male Income
$44,734
female-income
Female Income
$41,857

Route Manager Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$48,532
$47,342
$46,152
$44,962
$43,773
$42,583
$41,393
$40,204
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Route 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$46,152
Some College/ Associate Degree$46,815
Bachelor's Degree$49,811
Master's Degree$53,131

Route 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
$55,354
$53,131
$50,908
$48,684
$46,461
$44,238
$42,015
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Route Manager Heatmaps

Where Are Route Managers Located?

By looking through more than 6,562 resumes, we found that the most popular places for route managers are TX, Houston and GA, Atlanta.

Number of Route Managers

Route Manager Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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

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Private

Public

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 route managers. Those industries include retail, manufacturing and transportation.

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Retail

Manufacturing

Fortune 500

Hospitality

Transportation

Route Manager Jobs