Chopper Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about chopper demographics? We analyzed 265 choppers 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.

Chopper Diversity

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

Chopper Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among choppers is White, which makes up 71.6% of all choppers. Comparatively, there are 12.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.8% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 71.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 12.8%
  • Black or African American, 8.8%
  • Asian, 4.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.3%
  • Unknown, 0.9%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Choppers

Job Title
  • Spanish, 83.3%
  • Japanese, 16.7%

Most Common Degree for Chopper

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for choppers. The most common degree for choppers is high school diploma. In fact, 61% of choppers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 17% and rounding it off is bachelor's degree with 11%.

Job Title
  • Certificate degree, 37%
  • High School Diploma degree, 34%
  • Associate degree, 14%
  • Bachelors degree, 11%
  • Other Degrees, 4%

Chopper Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among choppers.

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

Chopper Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
80%
77%
74%
71%
68%
65%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Chopper 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 choppers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Chopper

By looking over 265 choppers resumes, we figured out that the average chopper enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 46%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Chopper Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of chopper employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of choppers is 40+ years old, which represents 63% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Choppers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, brick unloader tender and septic tank installer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Gift Wrapper15%80%
Gift Packer18%72%
Pill Packer22%72%
Chopper64%32%
Marine Tower Operator96%4%
Septic Tank Installer96%2%
Brick Unloader Tender98%2%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Brick Unloader Tender
Septic Tank Installer
Marine Tower Operator
Chopper
Pill Packer
Gift Packer
Gift Wrapper
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Choppers 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 choppers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Chopper4.93%
Pick Up Driver6.56%
Hand Packer6.66%
Machinery Cleaner8.06%
Spring Machine Operator8.42%
Trash Collector8.62%
Lumber Yard Worker8.85%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Chopper?

male-income
Male Income
$29,872
female-income
Female Income
$26,290

Chopper Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$32,166
$30,861
$29,556
$28,251
$26,946
$25,641
$24,336
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Chopper Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

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

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$30,861
Some College/ Associate Degree$31,462
Bachelor's Degree$33,342

Chopper Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

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

    $34,394
    $33,342
    $32,290
    $31,238
    $30,187
    $29,135
    $28,083
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree

    Chopper Employment Statistics

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

    Company Size

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

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    < 50 employees

    50 - 100 employees

    100 - 500 employees

    500 - 1,000 employees

    The Types Of Companies Chopper Work In

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    Private

    Industry Concentration

    Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ choppers. Those industries include manufacturing, health care and construction.

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    Manufacturing

    Hospitality

    Retail

    Construction

    Health Care

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