Diversity of Senior Management
How do workforce compositions change as you climb the corporate ladder?
A couple weeks ago, we reported on the demographic diversity of tech companies. We got extremely helpful feedback - thank you for your comments! - so this week, we’re extending the labor market analysis by including gender and filtering to senior management.
Using social security, census, voter registration, and job title data, Revelio Labs is able to classify names by gender and ethnicity, and classify positions by seniority for our workforce intelligence software. Below are distributions in tech:
Below are those distributions for the largest tech companies, for only the most senior employees:
Sign up for our newsletter
Our weekly data driven newsletter provides in-depth analysis of workforce trends and news, delivered straight to your inbox!
And finally, below are those joint distributions, to give a complete view of the demographics of senior employees:
- Differences in gender and ethnicity distributions are most dramatic within senior management.
- Representation among senior management drops most dramatically for female employees.
- The effect of being from two minority groups is smaller than what would be expected if the effects were independent.
If you have any ideas of other metrics to track with Revelio Labs workforce intelligence software or would like to hear more about this particular labor market analysis, please feel free to reach out to us. You can also check out earlier research into company diversity here and here.