Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for clinicians 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 145,350 clinicians currently employed in the United States.
  • 75.7% of all clinicians are women, while 24.3% are men.
  • The average age of an employed clinician is 44 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of clinicians is White (74.2%), followed by Black or African American (7.9%), Hispanic or Latino (7.9%) and Unknown (6.2%).
  • In 2021, women earned 104% of what men earned.
  • 15% of all clinicians are LGBT.
  • Clinicians are 69% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to government companies.

Clinician Statistics By Gender

75.7% of clinicians are women and 24.3% of clinicians are men.

  • Female, 75.7%
  • Male, 24.3%

Clinicians By Gender


Gender Pay Gap For Clinician

Women Earn $1.04 For Every $1 Earned By Men

Male Income
Female Income

Clinician 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%
Donation Worker70%30%
Rehabilitation Engineer70%30%
Public Health Worker81%19%

Clinician Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among clinicians is White, which makes up 74.2% of all clinicians. Comparatively, there are 7.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity and 7.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

  • White, 74.2%
  • Black or African American, 7.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 7.9%
  • Unknown, 6.2%
  • Asian, 3.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%

Clinician Race

Clinician RacePercentages
Black or African American7.9%
Hispanic or Latino7.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.7%

Clinician Wage Gap By Race

Black or african american clinicians have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. White clinicians have the lowest average salary at $50,627.
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American$61,273
Hispanic or Latino$59,572

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Average Age of a Clinician

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


Clinician Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American51
Hispanic or Latino40.5

Clinician Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of clinician employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of clinicians is 40+ years old, which represents 61% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years

Clinician Age

Clinician YearsPercentages
40+ years61%
30-40 years29%
20-30 years10%

Types of Clinician Degree Levels

The most common degree for clinicians is bachelor's degree 49% of clinicians earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 41% and rounding it off is associate degree with 5%.

  • Bachelors, 49%
  • Masters, 41%
  • Associate, 5%
  • Doctorate, 3%
  • Other Degrees, 2%

Clinicians By Education

Clinician DegreePercentages
Other Degrees2%

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Clinician Wage Gap By Education

Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree$69,688
Bachelor's Degree$50,501

Clinician Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Clinician Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees4%
50 - 100 employees17%
100 - 500 employees38%
500 - 1,000 employees17%
1,000 - 10,000 employees17%
> 10,000 employees7%

The Types Of Companies Clinician Work In

Employees with the clinician job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most clinicians prefer to work at private companies over government companies.





Clinician Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages

Top Industries Hiring Clinicians

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

Health Care


Non Profits



Clinician Turnover And Employment Statistics

The Average Number of Years That Clinician Stay in a Job

By looking over 26,513 clinicians resumes, we figured out that the average clinician enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 33%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Clinician Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year24%
1-2 years33%
3-4 years13%
5-7 years17%
8-10 years6%
11+ years8%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Clinicians 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 clinicians.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Grief Counselor8.96%27,537
Parole Agent9.50%24,991
Aids Counselor10.75%30,054
Race Relations Adviser11.25%22,090
Human Services Assistant11.48%158,966
Quitline Counselor15.06%29,433

Clinician LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Grief Counselor8.96%27,537
Parole Agent9.50%24,991
Aids Counselor10.75%30,054
Race Relations Adviser11.25%22,090
Human Services Assistant11.48%158,966
Quitline Counselor15.06%29,433

Foreign Languages Spoken By Clinicians

The most common foreign language among clinicians is Spanish at 66.8%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 8.2% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 4.2%.

  • Spanish, 66.8%
  • French, 8.2%
  • Portuguese, 4.2%
  • Italian, 2.6%
  • Mandarin, 2.4%
  • Other, 15.8%

Clinician Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages

Clinician Jobs

Recently Added Clinician Jobs

Clinician Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a clinician can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of clinicians is $104,601. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Clinicians Earn The Most?

Clinicians earn the most in Nevada, where the average clinician salary is $87,732. The map here shows where clinicians earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Clinicians In High Demand?

Clinicians are in high demand in New York, NY. There are currently 63 job openings for clinicians here. We looked over job openings to determine where in the country clinicians are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Clinician Demographics FAQs

How Many Clinician Are There In The Us?

There are over 145,350 Clinicians in the United States.

What Percentage Of Clinicians Are Black?

7.9% of Clinicians are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Clinicians?

Most a are White, with 74.2% of Clinicians belonging to this ethnicity. 7.9% of Clinicians are Black or African American, 7.9% of Clinicians are Hispanic or Latino, 6.2% of Clinicians are Unknown, 3.1% of Clinicians are Asian, and 0.7% of Clinicians are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Clinician Jobs Male - Dominated?

No, Clinician jobs are not male - dominated. 75% of Clinicians are female, and 24% are male, so there are more female Clinicians than male Clinicians in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Clinician?

The average Clinician is 45 years old. 61% of Clinicians are 40+ years old or older, 29% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 10% are between 20-30 years old

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