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


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Employment Type Mix, 2022

98% of technical product managers work in full-time roles while 2% work part-time.

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Gender Mix By Career Interest, 2022

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

More men than women are interested in becoming technical product managers at a ratio of 3.16 to 1.

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Actual Gender Mix, 2022

36% of technical product managers are female and 64% are male.

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Gender Bias, 2022

This is one of the most compelling statistics we collect. Gender bias shows the difference between gender interest in being a technical product 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 a technical product manager and those who end up becoming one.

In this case there are more men interested in becoming a technical product 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.

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Ethnic Mix, 2019

The largest ethnic group of technical product managers are White, making up 69% of the population. The next highest segments are South Asian and Black or African American, making up 11% and 5% respectively.