Learn about the types of people who become account managers. This page goes into detail about the employment, gender, and ethnic ratios of the workplace.


Employment Type Mix, 2024

97% of account managers work in full-time roles while 3% work part-time.


Gender Mix By Career Interest, 2024

This graph shows the distribution of females and males that are interested in becoming an account manager. Four or five star ratings on CareerExplorer indicate interest.

More men than women are interested in becoming account managers at a ratio of 1.81 to 1.


Actual Gender Mix, 2024

59% of account managers are female and 41% are male.


Gender Bias, 2024

This is one of the most compelling statistics we collect. Gender bias shows the difference between gender interest in being an account manager and the actual gender mix of people in the career.

If there is a significant difference, then it means there is a gender imbalance between those interested in becoming an account manager and those who end up becoming one.

In this case there are significantly more men interested in becoming an account manager than those actually working as one. It is hard to pinpoint the exact reasons why, but there are likely various forces at play, from changing interests over time to societal norms and biases.


Ethnic Mix, 2019

The largest ethnic group of account managers are White, making up 64% of the population. The next highest segments are Black or African American and East Asian, making up 8% and 7% respectively.