Staff Sergeant Demographics

The staff sergeant workforce reached a whopping 59,217 in 2020! Among those workers, we discovered that 15.0% of them are women, while 81.5% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among staff sergeants is White, which makes up 70.3% of all staff sergeants. Comparatively, there are 15.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.8% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of staff sergeants are located in Fort Hood, TX and Fort Drum, NY. Staff sergeants are also more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, staff sergeants are more likely to find a job in the technology industry. And perhaps the best information we found was that None, None, None, None and None are where staff sergeants find the highest salaries.

Staff Sergeant Diversity

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

Staff Sergeant Gender Ratio

Among staff sergeants, 15.0% of them are women compared to 81.5% which are men.

  • Male, 81.5%
  • Female, 15.0%
  • Unknown, 3.5%

Staff Sergeant Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among staff sergeants is White, which makes up 70.3% of all staff sergeants. Comparatively, there are 15.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.8% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 70.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 15.0%
  • Black or African American, 10.8%
  • Unknown, 1.9%
  • Asian, 1.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Staff Sergeants

The chart below shows that 44.4% of staff sergeants speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Korean at 11.1% and Persian is the third-most popular at 7.4%.

  • Spanish, 48.1%
  • Korean, 11.1%
  • Swedish, 3.7%
  • Portuguese, 3.7%
  • Hebrew, 3.7%
  • Other, 29.7%

Staff Sergeant 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 staff sergeants.

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

Staff Sergeant Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the staff sergeant position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Staff Sergeant 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 staff sergeants changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Number Of Years On The Job For Staff Sergeant

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Staff Sergeants with Other Job Titles

Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Staff Sergeant81%15%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Staff Sergeant
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Staff Sergeants 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 staff sergeants.

Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Nuclear Security Officer10.87%
Detention Officer10.98%
Natural Resource Officer12.15%
Transportation Security Administration Screener Supervisor13.71%
Fire Lieutenant18.44%
Staff Sergeant21.80%
Prison Guard Supervisor23.75%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Staff Sergeant?

male-income
Male Income
$61,658
female-income
Female Income
$56,810

Staff Sergeant Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$69,156
$66,413
$63,670
$60,928
$58,185
$55,442
$52,699
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Staff Sergeant Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$63,335
Some College/ Associate Degree$67,320
Bachelor's Degree$72,136
Master's Degree$79,212

Staff Sergeant 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
$84,669
$79,212
$73,755
$68,298
$62,841
$57,384
$51,927
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Staff Sergeant Heatmaps

Where Are Staff Sergeants Located?

By looking through more than 8,250 resumes, we found that the most popular places for staff sergeants are Fort Hood, TX and Fort Drum, NY.

Number of Staff Sergeants

Staff Sergeant Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Staff Sergeant Work In

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

Government

Private

Public

Education

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ staff sergeants. Those industries include technology, finance and government.

Technology

Finance

Government

Manufacturing

Hospitality

Staff Sergeant Jobs