Canteen Operator Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about canteen operator demographics? We analyzed 40 canteen operators resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Canteen Operator Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as canteen operators. Keep reading to find out what the results for canteen operators were.

Canteen Operator Gender Ratio

Among canteen operators, 58.8% of them are women compared to 32.4% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 58.8%
  • Male, 32.4%
  • Unknown, 8.8%

Canteen Operator Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among canteen operators is White, which makes up 64.1% of all canteen operators. Comparatively, there are 15.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.5% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 64.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 15.1%
  • Black or African American, 11.5%
  • Asian, 5.2%
  • Unknown, 3.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8%

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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


Number Of Years On The Job For Canteen Operator

By looking over 40 canteen operators resumes, we figured out that the average canteen operator enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 45%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Canteen Operator Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of canteen operator employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of canteen operators is 20-30 years old, which represents 41% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Canteen Operators with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, busboy/waiter and host/waiter have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Head Waitress8%89%
Cocktail Waitress8%89%
Bartender, Cook, And Waitress8%89%
Canteen Operator32%59%
Bar Back & Bartender80%15%
Bar Back & Bartender
Canteen Operator
Bartender, Cook, And Waitress
Cocktail Waitress
Head Waitress

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Canteen Operators 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 canteen operators.

Job Titleascdesc
Fountain Server6.20%
Dish Washer7.11%
Dining Room Coordinator7.39%
Cocktail Waitress9.75%
Canteen Operator11.55%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Canteen Operator?

Male Income
Female Income

Canteen Operator Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Hispanic or Latino women and Hispanic or Latino men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino

Canteen Operator Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

High School Diploma or Less$37,350
Some College/ Associate Degree$37,638
Bachelor's Degree$37,763
Master's Degree$37,925

Canteen Operator Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Canteen Operator Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ canteen operators. We found that the most common company type is government. In addition, the industry that employs the most canteen operators is the government industry.

Company Size

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

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100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Canteen Operator Work In

Employees with the canteen operator job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most canteen operators prefer to work at government companies over public companies.

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Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ canteen operators. Those industries include government, manufacturing and media.

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Non Profits




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