Women at work
Female bosses get big thumbs up


of Americans say they do not mind working under female bosses


of Americans think female leaders are better at decision making


of Americans think women co-workers create healthy competition within teams

Over the years, the US has seen a surge in female employment. So much so that today women hold a majority of jobs in the country, making up 50.04% of the total workforce, cutting across industries and hierarchies. This International Women’s Day, Piplsay reached out to working Americans to find out the perception that exists around working women. Organizations can leverage this data to understand how these sentiments may impact individual employees as well as the work environment.

This International Women’s Month, American women have something special to cheer about. It looks like we are finally heading towards equality in our workplaces, at least in terms of perception, as our latest Piplsay survey reveals. This, even as the struggle for equal rights and opportunities continue. With women dominating the American workplace in equal measures, Piplsay polled 49,407 working Americans nationwide to find out if and how gender perceptions have changed in our workplaces. Here’s a quick summary of what we found:

Other Insights

  • An equal 62% percent of men and women say their boss’ gender does not matter to them
  • 47% of men and 49% of women think women bosses create better engagement within the organization
  • 5o% of men think women co-workers create healthy competition as compared to 43% of women
  • 83% Blacks and Hispanics agree to workplace inequality as compared to 78% white Americans

Survey Methodology: This Piplsay survey (powered by Market Cube) was conducted nationwide in the US in the month of March 2020. We received 49,407 online responses from individuals aged 18 years and older.

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