Breeder Statistics By Gender

39.6% of breeders are women and 60.4% of breeders are men.

  • Male, 60.4%
  • Female, 39.6%

Breeders By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male60.4%
Female39.6%

Gender Pay Gap For Breeder

Women Earn 87¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$45,053
female-income
Female Income
$39,365

Breeder Gender Over Time

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

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

Breeder Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201067.56%32.44%
201169.56%30.44%
201268.98%31.02%
201367.38%32.62%
201464.65%35.35%
201563.68%36.32%
201663.71%36.29%
201762.48%37.52%
201860.36%39.64%
201962.15%37.85%
202063.73%36.27%
202160.40%39.60%

Breeder Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, ditch rider and custom harvester have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Groom19%81%
Stable Hand20%80%
Nursery Worker22%78%
Breeder60%40%
Hay Baler94%6%
Custom Harvester96%4%
Ditch Rider97%3%
Male
Female

Breeder Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among breeders is White, which makes up 62.5% of all breeders. Comparatively, there are 26.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 4.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 62.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 26.4%
  • Black or African American, 4.9%
  • Unknown, 3.1%
  • Asian, 1.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.2%

Breeder Race

Breeder RacePercentages
White62.5%
Hispanic or Latino26.4%
Black or African American4.9%
Unknown3.1%
Asian1.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native1.2%

Breeder 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 breeders.

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

Breeder Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201062.90%5.47%1.38%28.23%
201163.46%5.92%1.33%27.10%
201263.06%5.98%1.35%27.13%
201362.80%5.70%1.35%27.57%
201464.05%5.28%1.42%26.72%
201565.86%5.37%1.56%24.69%
201665.37%4.91%1.43%25.97%
201767.50%4.53%1.43%24.09%
201868.31%4.93%1.37%22.79%
201967.30%4.70%1.33%24.06%
202069.23%4.83%1.47%19.68%
202162.55%4.87%1.88%26.37%

Breeder Wage Gap By Race

White breeders have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or latino breeders have the lowest average salary at $43,372.
$49,000
$48,000
$47,000
$46,000
$45,000
$44,000
$43,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$44,676
White$47,700
Black or African American$45,110
Asian$44,517
Hispanic or Latino$43,372

Average Age of a Breeder

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

Male
Female

Breeder Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American5144.5
Unknown3637
Asian40.553
Hispanic or Latino4040
White3737
American Indian and Alaska Native36.5

Breeder Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of breeder employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of breeders is 40+ years old, which represents 50% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Breeder Age

Breeder YearsPercentages
40+ years50%
30-40 years26%
20-30 years23%

Types of Breeder Degree Levels

The most common degree for breeders is bachelor's degree 32% of breeders earn that degree. A close second is high school diploma with 30% and rounding it off is associate degree with 17%.

  • Bachelors, 32%
  • High School Diploma, 30%
  • Associate, 17%
  • Diploma, 10%
  • Other Degrees, 11%

Breeders By Education

Breeder DegreePercentages
Bachelors32%
High School Diploma30%
Associate17%
Diploma10%
Other Degrees11%

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Breeder Wage Gap By Education

Breeders with a Associate degree earn more than those without, at $46,779 annually. With a Bachelors degree, breeders earn a median annual income of $46,575 compared to $43,385 for breeders with an High School Diploma degree.
$48,000
$46,000
$44,000
$42,000
$40,000
High School Diploma or Less
No Education
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$43,385
No Education$41,644
Bachelor's Degree$46,575
Some College/ Associate Degree$46,779

Breeder Employment Statistics

Company Size

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

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Breeder Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees9%
50 - 100 employees14%
100 - 500 employees14%
500 - 1,000 employees6%
1,000 - 10,000 employees37%
> 10,000 employees20%

Top Industries Hiring Breeders

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ breeders. Those industries include agriculture, professional and manufacturing.

Agriculture

Professional

Manufacturing

Fortune 500

Retail

Breeder Turnover And Employment Statistics

Breeder 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 breeders changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Breeder Unemployment Rate By Year

YearBreeder Unemployment Rate
201014.65%
201113.95%
201214.17%
201312.64%
201410.53%
20159.52%
20168.71%
20177.84%
20188.05%
20196.81%
20208.39%
20218.02%

The Average Number of Years That Breeder Stay in a Job

By looking over 383 breeders resumes, we figured out that the average breeder enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 27%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Breeder Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year27%
1-2 years24%
3-4 years13%
5-7 years15%
8-10 years6%
11+ years15%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Breeders

The most common foreign language among breeders is Spanish at 71.4%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Portuguese at 14.3% and German is the third-most popular at 7.1%.

  • Spanish, 71.4%
  • Portuguese, 14.3%
  • German, 7.1%
  • Somali, 7.1%

Breeder Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish71.4%
Portuguese14.3%
German7.1%
Somali7.1%

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Breeder Heatmaps

Where Do Breeders Earn The Most?

Breeders earn the most in New Jersey, where the average breeder salary is $74,353. The map here shows where breeders 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 Breeders?

By looking through more than 383 resumes, we found that the most popular places for breeders are Bethune, SC and Kansas, IL.

Number of Breeders

Number Of Breeder Jobs By State

RankStateNumber of JobsAverage Salary
1Texas5$38,296
2California5$38,778
3Minnesota4$57,935
4North Carolina3$58,044
5Iowa3$54,468
6Georgia3$46,220
7Indiana2$55,303
8Illinois2$47,578
9New York1$73,896
10Ohio1$63,214
11Michigan1$62,820
12Massachusetts1$64,373
13Kansas1$40,059
14Alabama1$33,813
15New Jersey0$74,353
16Delaware0$70,122
17West Virginia0$63,422
18Connecticut0$69,099
19Maryland0$69,533
20New Hampshire0$59,740
21Virginia0$61,151
22Wisconsin0$56,983
23Rhode Island0$57,702
24Nebraska0$54,190
25District of Columbia0$59,375
26Nevada0$53,764
27Kentucky0$53,030
28Pennsylvania0$50,805
29Vermont0$52,270
30South Dakota0$49,824
31Missouri0$50,041
32South Carolina0$49,592
33Tennessee0$48,091
34Montana0$48,756
35Arkansas0$46,478
36Washington0$48,606
37Wyoming0$47,065
38Louisiana0$46,612
39Maine0$46,088
40Arizona0$45,417
41Idaho0$45,317
42Oklahoma0$43,776
43Colorado0$44,885
44Alaska0$41,213
45North Dakota0$37,547
46Oregon0$37,994
47New Mexico0$35,019
48Mississippi0$33,599
49Utah0$34,140
50Hawaii0$29,147
51Florida0$30,660

Breeder Demographics FAQs

How Many Breeder Are There In The Us?

There are over 390 Breeders in the United States.

What Percentage Of Breeders Are Black?

4.9% of Breeders are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Breeders?

Most a are White, with 62.5% of Breeders belonging to this ethnicity. 26.4% of Breeders are Hispanic or Latino, 4.9% of Breeders are Black or African American, 3.1% of Breeders are Unknown, 1.9% of Breeders are Asian, and 1.2% of Breeders are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Breeder Jobs Male - Dominated?

Yes, Breeder jobs are male - dominated. 60% of Breeders are male, and 39% are female, so there are more male Breeders than female Breeders in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Breeder?

The average Breeder is 40 years old. 50% of Breeders are 40+ years old or older, 26% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 23% are between 20-30 years old

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