As of 2019, most employees in selected tech companies were male. Biotech company 23andMe was ranked first with 51 percent female employees, the only company on the list to feature a majority female workforce. Airbnb was ranked second with 48.94 percent female employees. Hardware-focused companies Intel, Cisco, and Nvidia closed the ranking with less than 30 percent female workforce each.
One female to every two males in U.S. tech industry
The IT sector employment includes professionals from various sub-fields, such as, technology manufacturing, telecommunications and internet services, software publishing, etc. The worldwide full-time employment in the ICT sector is forecast to grow by around ten million in the next four years. Full-time employees represent close to 70 percent of all IT workers worldwide. Other types of employment include outsourced, contractor, or part-time workers.
Distribution of employees at global tech companies in 2019, by gender
Data for AirBnb, Apple, eBay, HPE, PayPal, and Square is from 2018.
*Etsy: 6.9 percent of employees were categorized as other (self-reported) / not declared; including Reverb employees
*Salesforce: missing 0.2 percent of employees are non-binary, other, or undisclosed.
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