Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for activity assistants in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 15,372 activity assistants currently employed in the United States.
  • 83.2% of all activity assistants are women, while 16.8% are men.
  • The average age of an employed activity assistant is 43 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of activity assistants is White (57.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (18.4%), Black or African American (10.6%) and Asian (6.0%).
  • Activity assistants are most in-demand in Indianapolis, IN.
  • Washington, DC pays an annual average wage of $43,262, the highest in the US.
  • In 2021, women earned 97% of what men earned.
  • New Hampshire is the best state for activity assistants to live.
  • Activity assistants are 75% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to education companies.

Activity Assistant Statistics By Gender

83.2% of activity assistants are women and 16.8% of activity assistants are men.

  • Female, 83.2%
  • Male, 16.8%

Activity Assistants By Gender

GenderPercentages
Female83.2%
Male16.8%

Gender Pay Gap For Activity Assistant

Women Earn 97¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$31,351
female-income
Female Income
$30,353

Activity Assistant Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the activity assistant position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021

Activity Assistant Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201018.46%81.54%
201115.43%84.57%
201216.90%83.10%
201318.69%81.31%
201415.55%84.45%
201514.65%85.35%
201617.19%82.81%
201717.35%82.65%
201815.78%84.22%
201916.86%83.14%
202016.63%83.37%
202116.81%83.19%

Activity Assistant Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, public health worker and rehabilitation engineer have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Breastfeeding Educator2%98%
Certified Lactation Counselor3%97%
Lactation Specialist5%95%
Activity Assistant17%83%
Donation Worker70%30%
Rehabilitation Engineer70%30%
Public Health Worker81%19%

Activity Assistant Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among activity assistants is White, which makes up 57.7% of all activity assistants. Comparatively, there are 18.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.6% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 57.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 18.4%
  • Black or African American, 10.6%
  • Asian, 6.0%
  • Unknown, 5.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.1%

Activity Assistant Race

Activity Assistant RacePercentages
White57.7%
Hispanic or Latino18.4%
Black or African American10.6%
Asian6.0%
Unknown5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native2.1%

Activity Assistant Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among activity assistants.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Activity Assistant Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201062.40%14.68%4.98%14.37%
201163.94%13.94%4.77%13.67%
201262.00%12.14%4.44%15.25%
201360.31%13.50%5.26%15.17%
201463.69%10.60%5.61%15.72%
201562.37%12.63%4.58%15.18%
201662.07%12.40%5.29%15.53%
201760.35%12.25%4.84%17.12%
201860.59%10.37%5.65%18.48%
201960.61%11.48%5.40%17.82%
202057.59%10.97%5.12%18.88%
202157.73%10.58%6.03%18.38%

Activity Assistant Wage Gap By Race

Asian activity assistants have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american activity assistants have the lowest average salary at $30,656.
$33,000
$32,000
$31,000
$30,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$31,332
White$31,003
Black or African American$30,656
Asian$32,395
Hispanic or Latino$31,397

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Average Age of an Activity Assistant

We determined the average age of activity assistants based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Activity Assistant Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American41.546
Unknown40.540
Asian40.538
Hispanic or Latino3837
White4644
American Indian and Alaska Native48.5

Activity Assistant Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of activity assistant employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of activity assistants is 40+ years old, which represents 58% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Activity Assistant Age

Activity Assistant YearsPercentages
40+ years58%
30-40 years25%
20-30 years17%

Types of Activity Assistant Degree Levels

The most common degree for activity assistants is bachelor's degree 41% of activity assistants earn that degree. A close second is high school diploma with 23% and rounding it off is associate degree with 19%.

  • Bachelors, 41%
  • High School Diploma, 23%
  • Associate, 19%
  • Diploma, 6%
  • Other Degrees, 11%

Activity Assistants By Education

Activity Assistant DegreePercentages
Bachelors41%
High School Diploma23%
Associate19%
Diploma6%
Other Degrees11%

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Activity Assistant Wage Gap By Education

Activity assistants with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $33,681 annually. With a Bachelors degree, activity assistants earn a median annual income of $31,524 compared to $28,963 for activity assistants with an Associate degree.
$34,000
$33,000
$32,000
$31,000
$30,000
$29,000
$28,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$28,822
Master's Degree$33,681
Bachelor's Degree$31,524
Some College/ Associate Degree$28,963

Activity Assistant Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where activity assistants work. We found most activity assistants work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most activity assistants is the health care industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire activity assistants.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Activity Assistant Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees10%
50 - 100 employees23%
100 - 500 employees31%
500 - 1,000 employees12%
1,000 - 10,000 employees18%
> 10,000 employees7%

The Types Of Companies Activity Assistant Work In

Employees with the activity assistant job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most activity assistants prefer to work at private companies over education companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Activity Assistant Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education11%
Public7%
Private75%
Government7%

Top Industries Hiring Activity Assistants

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ activity assistants. Those industries include health care, education and non profits.

Health Care

Education

Non Profits

Government

Professional

Activity Assistant Turnover And Employment Statistics

Activity Assistant Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of activity assistants changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Activity Assistant Unemployment Rate By Year

YearActivity Assistant Unemployment Rate
20107.13%
20117.37%
20127.31%
20136.59%
20145.50%
20153.99%
20163.87%
20173.26%
20182.50%
20192.81%
20204.13%
20213.99%

The Average Number of Years That Activity Assistant Stay in a Job

By looking over 22,552 activity assistants resumes, we figured out that the average activity assistant enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 34%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Activity Assistant Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year32%
1-2 years34%
3-4 years12%
5-7 years14%
8-10 years4%
11+ years4%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Activity Assistants with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to activity assistants.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
HIV Counselor8.96%34,058
Probation Officer9.50%55,952
Education Internship10.75%57,382
Grand Scribe11.25%1,721
Activity Assistant11.48%-
Group Counselor15.06%84,413
Clinician15.06%105,023

Activity Assistant LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
HIV Counselor8.96%34,058
Probation Officer9.50%55,952
Education Internship10.75%57,382
Grand Scribe11.25%1,721
Group Counselor15.06%84,413
Clinician15.06%105,023

Foreign Languages Spoken By Activity Assistants

The most common foreign language among activity assistants is Spanish at 65.3%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 9.7% and German is the third-most popular at 3.2%.

  • Spanish, 65.3%
  • French, 9.7%
  • German, 3.2%
  • Chinese, 2.6%
  • Portuguese, 2.3%
  • Other, 16.9%

Activity Assistant Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish65.3%
French9.7%
German3.2%
Chinese2.6%
Portuguese2.3%
Other16.9%

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Activity Assistant Heatmaps

The amount you can make as an activity assistant can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of activity assistants is $33,484. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Activity Assistants Earn The Most?

Activity assistants earn the most in Maine, where the average activity assistant salary is $36,480. The map here shows where activity assistants earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Which State Has The Most Activity Assistants?

By looking through more than 22,552 resumes, we found that the most popular places for activity assistants are Chicago, IL and New York, NY.

Number of Activity Assistants

Number Of Activity Assistant Jobs By State

RankStateNumber of JobsAverage Salary
1California956$33,683
2New York658$30,314
3Florida595$26,493
4Minnesota559$29,841
5Texas533$27,279
6Illinois426$29,531
7Pennsylvania404$28,317
8Georgia349$24,916
9Massachusetts334$33,722
10Ohio310$27,105
11Michigan306$25,363
12New Jersey294$30,539
13Virginia273$28,298
14Maryland263$27,456
15Indiana240$24,747
16Wisconsin235$30,550
17Colorado219$28,260
18North Carolina195$28,566
19Tennessee195$25,434
20Washington190$31,832
21Arizona180$27,840
22South Carolina140$25,283
23Iowa120$25,866
24Missouri118$27,054
25Alabama117$21,572
26Louisiana112$25,256
27Utah108$23,893
28Oregon101$30,213
29Kentucky100$25,116
30Connecticut95$31,475
31West Virginia87$26,216
32Kansas78$26,123
33Nevada76$30,070
34New Mexico71$24,705
35Oklahoma69$27,400
36New Hampshire65$33,851
37Arkansas63$21,293
38District of Columbia58$43,231
39Nebraska49$26,901
40Mississippi46$25,199
41Hawaii44$36,093
42South Dakota41$23,066
43Alaska38$32,555
44Idaho37$24,739
45Maine35$36,480
46Rhode Island34$29,990
47Delaware33$25,663
48North Dakota32$33,820
49Vermont22$28,336
50Montana22$26,556
51Wyoming19$25,122

Where Are Activity Assistants In High Demand?

Activity assistants are in high demand in Indianapolis, IN. There are currently 33 job openings for activity assistants here. We looked over job openings to determine where in the country activity assistants are in the most demand.

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Activity Assistant Demographics FAQs

How Many Activity Assistant Are There In The Us?

There are over 15,372 Activity Assistants in the United States.

What Percentage Of Activity Assistants Are Black?

10.6% of Activity Assistants are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Activity Assistants?

Most an are White, with 57.7% of Activity Assistants belonging to this ethnicity. 18.4% of Activity Assistants are Hispanic or Latino, 10.6% of Activity Assistants are Black or African American, 6.0% of Activity Assistants are Asian, 5.2% of Activity Assistants are Unknown, and 2.1% of Activity Assistants are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Activity Assistant Jobs Male - Dominated?

No, Activity Assistant jobs are not male - dominated. 83% of Activity Assistants are female, and 16% are male, so there are more female Activity Assistants than male Activity Assistants in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Activity Assistant?

The average Activity Assistant is 43 years old. 58% of Activity Assistants are 40+ years old or older, 25% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 17% are between 20-30 years old

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