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Unit Manager Demographics in the US

The average employee age for unit managers is 44 years. The unit manager workforce reached a whopping 21,735 in 2020!

Among unit managers, we discovered that 55.3% of them are women, while 40.7% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among unit managers is White, which makes up 72.8% of all unit managers. Comparatively, there are 12.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.0% of the Asian ethnicity. The majority of unit managers are located in TX, Houston and NY, New York.

Unit Manager Statistics and Facts in the US

After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 21,735 unit managers currently employed in the United States.
  • 55.3% of all unit managers are women, while only 40.7% are men.
  • The average age of an employed unit manager is 44 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of unit managers is White (72.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (12.9%) and Asian (6.0%).
  • The majority of unit managers are located in TX, Houston and NY, New York.
  • Unit managers are most in-demand in Chicago, IL.
  • Unit managers are paid an average annual salary of $58,116.
  • New York, NY pays an annual average wage of $90,329, the highest in the US.
  • Unit managers average starting salary is $36,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 88% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid unit managers earn as much as $93,000 or more.
  • New York is the best state for unit managers to live.
  • Unit managers are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Unit Manager Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among unit managers is White, which makes up 72.8% of all unit managers. Comparatively, there are 12.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.0% of the Asian ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 72.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 12.9%
  • Asian, 6.0%
  • Black or African American, 5.6%
  • Unknown, 2.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Unit Managers

The chart below shows that 62.6% of unit managers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 8.5% and German is the third-most popular at 4.6%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 62.6%
  • French, 8.5%
  • German, 4.6%
  • Italian, 4.3%
  • Russian, 3.2%
  • Other, 16.8%

Types of Unit Manager Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for unit managers. The most common degree for unit managers is bachelor's degree. In fact, 45% of unit managers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 23% and rounding it off is master's degree with 8%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 45%
  • Associate degree, 23%
  • Masters degree, 8%
  • High School Diploma degree, 4%
  • Other Degrees, 20%

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Unit Manager Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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

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Private

Public

Government

Education

Top Industries Hiring Unit Managers

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

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Health Care

Fortune 500

Finance

Hospitality

Insurance

Unit Manager Diversity

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

Unit 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 unit managers.

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

Unit Manager Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
76%
73%
71%
68%
66%
63%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Unit 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 unit managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Average Age of a Unit Manager Based On Race And Gender

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

Male
Female

The Average Number of Years That Unit Manager Stay in a Job

By looking over 17,955 unit managers resumes, we figured out that the average unit manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 36%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Unit Manager Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of unit manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of unit managers is 40+ years old, which represents 64% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Unit Manager Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, general superintendent and director of plant operations have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Administrative Assistant To General Manager11%85%
Manager Stylist13%83%
Alteration Manager15%82%
Unit Manager41%55%
District Commercial Superintendent90%2%
Director Of Plant Operations93%4%
General Superintendent94%3%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
General Superintendent
Director Of Plant Operations
District Commercial Superintendent
Unit Manager
Alteration Manager
Manager Stylist
Administrative Assistant To General Manager
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Unit 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 unit managers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Manager Of Engineering Department15.08%
Unit Manager17.88%
President/Chief Executive Officer18.57%
Director Of Front Office21.82%
Advertising Manager25.47%
Health Services Administrator28.57%
Group Home Manager29.21%

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Unit Manager Gender Pay Gap

male-income
Male Income
$65,768
female-income
Female Income
$57,893

Unit Manager Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$77,233
$73,482
$69,732
$65,981
$62,230
$58,480
$54,729
$50,979
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Unit 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$64,357
Some College/ Associate Degree$69,732
Bachelor's Degree$79,500
Master's Degree$99,043

Unit 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
$109,458
$99,043
$88,628
$78,213
$67,797
$57,382
$46,967
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

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Unit Manager Heatmaps

Where Do Unit Managers Earn The Most?

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

Average Salary

Where Are Unit Managers Located?

By looking through more than 17,955 resumes, we found that the most popular places for unit managers are TX, Houston and NY, New York.

Number of Unit Managers

Where Are Unit Managers In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country unit managers are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings