By the numbers: How women compare in the workplace

The Wall Street Journal has taken the findings from a recent study on females in the workplace and categorized the data to see how women compare.

The Women in the Workplace study, which was conducted by Lean In and McKinsey & Company, was released Sept. 30. It included research from 118 companies and almost 30,000 employees.

Here are statistics based on The Wall Street Journal's graphic.

Percentage of women at every level across all industries

  • Entry level: 45 percent
  • Manager: 37 percent
  • Vice president: 27 percent
  • C-suite: 17 percent

Percentage of women at every level by industry

Healthcare and pharmaceuticals

  • Entry level: 59 percent
  • Manager: 51 percent
  • Vice president: 30 percent
  • C-suite: 23 percent

Percentage of employees at every level who left their company in 2014

Men

  • Entry level: 11.5 percent
  • Manager: 9.5 percent
  • Vice president: 9.5 percent
  • C-suite: 8.7 percent

Women

  • Entry level: 10.9 percent
  • Manager: 8.9 percent
  • Vice president: 9.1 percent
  • C-suite: 4.5 percent

Percentage of employees at every level who said they "would like to be top executive"

Men

  • Entry level: 47 percent
  • Mid level: 63 percent
  • Senior level: 72 percent

Women

  • Entry level: 39 percent
  • Mid level: 53 percent
  • Senior level: 60 percent

Percentage of employees who expressed the top two concerns about being a top executive

Family-work balance

  • Men with children: 62 percent
  • Men without children: 42 percent
  • Women with children:  65 percent
  • Women without children: 35 percent

Too much stress and pressure

  • Men with children: 48 percent
  • Men without children: 49 percent
  • Women with children: 58 percent
  • Women without children: 55 percent

Percentage of employees at every level who said they were "very happy" with the career aspect of their life

Men

  • Entry level: 23 percent
  • Mid level: 24 percent
  • Senior level: 40 percent

Women

  • Entry level: 25 percent
  • Mid level: 25 percent
  • Senior level: 28 percent

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