Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for squad leaders 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 32,786 squad leaders currently employed in the United States.
  • 6.5% of all squad leaders are women, while 93.5% are men.
  • The average age of an employed squad leader is 34 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of squad leaders is White (71.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (11.4%), Black or African American (6.4%) and Unknown (6.1%).
  • In 2021, women earned 97% of what men earned.
  • 20% of all squad leaders are LGBT.
  • Squad leaders are 58% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to government companies.

Squad Leader Statistics By Gender

6.5% of squad leaders are women and 93.5% of squad leaders are men.

  • Male, 93.5%
  • Female, 6.5%

Squad Leaders By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male93.5%
Female6.5%

Gender Pay Gap For Squad Leader

Women Earn 97¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$50,656
female-income
Female Income
$48,963

Squad Leader Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the squad leader position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021

Squad Leader Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201094.65%5.35%
201194.89%5.11%
201294.88%5.12%
201396.08%3.92%
201496.86%3.14%
201595.73%4.27%
201695.53%4.47%
201795.55%4.45%
201895.71%4.29%
201994.65%5.35%
202094.67%5.33%
202193.46%6.54%

Squad Leader Male to Female Ratio

Job TitleMaleFemale
Squad Leader93%7%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Squad Leader Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among squad leaders is White, which makes up 71.2% of all squad leaders. Comparatively, there are 11.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.4% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 71.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 11.4%
  • Black or African American, 6.4%
  • Unknown, 6.1%
  • Asian, 4.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Squad Leader Race

Squad Leader RacePercentages
White71.2%
Hispanic or Latino11.4%
Black or African American6.4%
Unknown6.1%
Asian4.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.5%

Squad Leader 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 squad leaders.

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

Squad Leader Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201078.00%7.09%3.91%7.33%
201173.76%9.93%4.96%7.80%
201276.13%5.47%5.47%8.08%
201376.36%8.86%2.27%10.23%
201475.84%6.49%2.34%12.47%
201573.08%6.73%3.13%13.46%
201675.05%6.02%2.80%12.47%
201772.89%4.78%4.10%13.90%
201875.26%6.24%2.49%11.43%
201974.04%5.09%2.36%12.80%
202077.13%5.26%2.94%8.50%
202171.23%6.38%4.35%11.35%

Squad Leader Wage Gap By Race

White squad leaders have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american squad leaders have the lowest average salary at $44,806.
$55,000
$53,000
$51,000
$49,000
$47,000
$45,000
$43,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$52,267
White$54,573
Black or African American$44,806
Asian$48,766
Hispanic or Latino$53,519

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Average Age of a Squad Leader

We determined the average age of squad leaders based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Squad Leader Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Unknown31
White3534.5
Black or African American26
Asian28
Hispanic or Latino31.531

Squad Leader Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of squad leader employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of squad leaders is 30-40 years old, which represents 41% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Squad Leader Age

Squad Leader YearsPercentages
40+ years25%
30-40 years41%
20-30 years33%

Types of Squad Leader Degree Levels

The most common degree for squad leaders is bachelor's degree 41% of squad leaders earn that degree. A close second is high school diploma with 26% and rounding it off is associate degree with 22%.

  • Bachelors, 41%
  • High School Diploma, 26%
  • Associate, 22%
  • Diploma, 4%
  • Other Degrees, 7%

Squad Leaders By Education

Squad Leader DegreePercentages
Bachelors41%
High School Diploma26%
Associate22%
Diploma4%
Other Degrees7%

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Squad Leader Wage Gap By Education

$69,000
$66,000
$63,000
$60,000
$57,000
$54,000
$51,000
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
EducationSalary
Master's Degree$67,616
Bachelor's Degree$53,626

Squad Leader Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where squad leaders work. We found most squad leaders work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most squad leaders is the government industry.

Company Size

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

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Squad Leader Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees9%
50 - 100 employees23%
100 - 500 employees25%
500 - 1,000 employees9%
1,000 - 10,000 employees16%
> 10,000 employees19%

The Types Of Companies Squad Leader Work In

Employees with the squad leader job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most squad leaders prefer to work at private companies over government companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Squad Leader Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education11%
Public8%
Private58%
Government23%

Top Industries Hiring Squad Leaders

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ squad leaders. Those industries include government, professional and education.

Government

Professional

Education

Manufacturing

Technology

Squad Leader Turnover And Employment Statistics

Squad Leader 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 squad leaders changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Squad Leader Unemployment Rate By Year

YearSquad Leader Unemployment Rate
20108.45%
20115.38%
20124.75%
20138.49%
20147.30%
20153.69%
20162.06%
20171.90%
20182.98%
20192.31%
20201.90%
20211.93%

The Average Number of Years That Squad Leader Stay in a Job

By looking over 15,506 squad leaders resumes, we figured out that the average squad leader enjoys staying at their job for 3-4 years for a percentage of 27%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Squad Leader Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year9%
1-2 years26%
3-4 years27%
5-7 years18%
8-10 years8%
11+ years12%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Squad Leaders

The most common foreign language among squad leaders is Spanish at 47.8%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Korean at 12.7% and German is the third-most popular at 7.4%.

  • Spanish, 47.8%
  • Korean, 12.7%
  • German, 7.4%
  • French, 6.9%
  • Chinese, 5.1%
  • Other, 20.1%

Squad Leader Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish47.8%
Korean12.7%
German7.4%
French6.9%
Chinese5.1%
Other20.1%

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Which State Has The Most Squad Leaders?

By looking through more than 15,506 resumes, we found that the most popular places for squad leaders are Fort Hood, TX and Fort Campbell North, KY.

Number of Squad Leaders

Number Of Squad Leader Jobs By State

RankStateNumber of JobsAverage Salary
1Massachusetts1,284$57,013
2Washington940$54,341
3Oregon628$57,708
4Utah475$50,901
5New Mexico312$54,307
6Nebraska284$49,271
7District of Columbia216$56,479
8Montana160$47,840
9Rhode Island154$52,541
10North Dakota145$50,540
11South Dakota137$50,835
12Alaska116$41,906
13California87$63,445
14Texas29$52,864
15Florida25$47,494
16Georgia22$49,850
17North Carolina18$56,317
18Illinois18$57,717
19Arizona15$56,742
20Minnesota15$54,760
21Ohio13$62,006
22New York13$66,624
23Colorado11$48,586
24Maryland10$66,085
25Virginia9$63,823
26Kentucky9$54,627
27Pennsylvania8$66,749
28New Jersey7$67,326
29Michigan7$61,927
30Louisiana7$51,711
31New Hampshire7$45,142
32Connecticut6$64,763
33Wisconsin6$58,248
34Idaho6$51,271
35Tennessee6$50,618
36West Virginia5$62,289
37Kansas5$49,256
38Indiana4$57,754
39Iowa4$52,888
40South Carolina4$51,257
41Missouri4$50,120
42Oklahoma3$49,473
43Delaware2$57,351
44Nevada2$53,573
45Wyoming2$47,407
46Mississippi1$50,201
47Alabama1$49,727
48Arkansas0$49,305
49Hawaii0$43,373
50Vermont0$47,252
51Maine0$45,102

Squad Leader Demographics FAQs

How Many Squad Leader Are There In The Us?

There are over 32,786 Squad Leaders in the United States.

What Percentage Of Squad Leaders Are Black?

6.4% of Squad Leaders are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Squad Leaders?

Most a are White, with 71.2% of Squad Leaders belonging to this ethnicity. 11.4% of Squad Leaders are Hispanic or Latino, 6.4% of Squad Leaders are Black or African American, 6.1% of Squad Leaders are Unknown, 4.4% of Squad Leaders are Asian, and 0.5% of Squad Leaders are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Squad Leader Jobs Male - Dominated?

Yes, Squad Leader jobs are male - dominated. 93% of Squad Leaders are male, and 6% are female, so there are more male Squad Leaders than female Squad Leaders in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Squad Leader?

The average Squad Leader is 34 years old. 25% of Squad Leaders are 40+ years old or older, 41% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 33% are between 20-30 years old

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