Route Supervisor Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about route supervisor demographics? We analyzed 2,232 route 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.

Route Supervisor Diversity

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

Route Supervisor Gender Ratio

Among route supervisors, 13.0% of them are women compared to 83.7% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 83.7%
  • Female, 13.0%
  • Unknown, 3.3%

Route Supervisor Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among route supervisors is White, which makes up 61.7% of all route supervisors. Comparatively, there are 17.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.8% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 61.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 17.9%
  • Black or African American, 11.8%
  • Asian, 6.2%
  • Unknown, 1.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Route Supervisors

The chart below shows that 90.9% of route supervisors speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is German at 3.0% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 3.0%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 90.9%
  • German, 3.0%
  • Portuguese, 3.0%
  • Carrier, 3.0%

Route 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 route supervisors.

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

Route Supervisor Gender Over Time

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

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

Route 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 route supervisors changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Route Supervisor

By looking over 2,232 route supervisors resumes, we figured out that the average route 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

Route Supervisor Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of route supervisor employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of route supervisors 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 Supervisors 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 Supervisor84%13%
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 Supervisor
Move Coordinator
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Route 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 route supervisors.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Certified Forklift Driver6.56%
Delivery Helper6.99%
Traffic Control Specialist7.72%
Bus Aide7.91%
Mover8.85%
Route Supervisor12.00%
Motor Vehicle Operator13.50%

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

male-income
Male Income
$38,587
female-income
Female Income
$35,449

Route Supervisor Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$41,455
$40,153
$38,851
$37,549
$36,247
$34,946
$33,644
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Route 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
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$40,153
Some College/ Associate Degree$40,891
Bachelor's Degree$44,260
Master's Degree$48,060

Route 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
$50,565
$48,060
$45,555
$43,050
$40,545
$38,040
$35,535
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Route Supervisor Heatmaps

Where Do Route Supervisors Earn The Most?

The map here shows where route supervisors earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Route Supervisors Located?

By looking through more than 2,232 resumes, we found that the most popular places for route supervisors are TX, Houston and IL, Chicago.

Number of Route Supervisors

Route Supervisor Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

Employees with the route supervisor job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most route supervisors 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 route supervisors. Those industries include retail, manufacturing and hospitality.

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Retail

Manufacturing

Fortune 500

Hospitality

Transportation

Route Supervisor Jobs