Male or female boss in the US 2014

This statistic shows the results of a survey among American adults in 2014 on whether they would prefer to work for a male boss or a female boss. The results are shown for all respondents, as well as for men and women separately. According to this survey, 33 percent of all respondents would prefer a male boss if they were taking on a new job.

If you were taking a new job and could choose your boss would you prefer to work for a man or a woman?

TotalMenWomen
Prefer male boss33%26%39%
Prefer female boss20%14%25%
No difference46%58%34%
No opinion2%2%1%
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Source

Release date

October 2014

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 7-10, 2014

Number of respondents

1,032*

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

*Men: n=545
Women: n=487.

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