Crew Member Statistics and Facts in the US
Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for crew members 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 2,701,446 crew members currently employed in the United States.
- 49.0% of all crew members are women, while only 46.6% are men.
- The average age of an employed crew member is 27 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of crew members is White (64.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (15.4%) and Black or African American (8.9%).
- The majority of crew members are located in NY, New York and IL, Chicago.
- Crew members are paid an average annual salary of $25,255.
- Crew members average starting salary is $19,000.
- In 2021, women earned 100% of what men earned.
- The top 10% of highest-paid crew members earn as much as $33,000 or more.
- 12% of all crew members are LGBT.
- Crew members are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.
Crew Member Statistics By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Crew Member
Women Earn $1.00 For Every $1 Earned By Man
Crew Member Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the crew member position over time.
Crew Member Male to Female Ratio
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.
|Bartender, Cook, And Waitress||8%||89%|
|Bar Back & Bartender||80%||15%|
Crew Member Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among crew members is White, which makes up 64.2% of all crew members. Comparatively, there are 15.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 64.2%
- Hispanic or Latino, 15.4%
- Black or African American, 8.9%
- Asian, 7.8%
- Unknown, 3.0%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%
Crew Member 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 crew members.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Crew Member Wage Gap By Race
Average Age of a Crew Member
We determined the average age of crew members based on ethnicity and gender.
Crew Member Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of crew member employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of crew members is 20-30 years old, which represents 41% of the population.
Types of Crew Member Degree Levels
The most common degree for crew members is high school diploma 51% of crew members earn that degree. A close second is bachelor's degree with 20% and rounding it off is associate degree with 14%.
- High School Diploma, 51%
- Bachelors, 20%
- Associate, 14%
- Diploma, 11%
- Other Degrees, 4%
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Crew Member Wage Gap By Education
Crew Member Employment Statistics
This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ crew members. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most crew members is the hospitality industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire crew members.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
The Types Of Companies Crew Member Work In
Employees with the crew member job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most crew members prefer to work at private companies over public companies.
Top Industries Hiring Crew Members
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ crew members. Those industries include hospitality, retail and professional.
Crew Member Turnover And Employment Statistics
Crew Member 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 crew members changed.
- Unemployment rate
The Average Number of Years That Crew Member Stay in a Job
By looking over 378,206 crew members resumes, we figured out that the average crew member enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 47%.
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Crew Members 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 crew members.
|Dining Room Coordinator||7.39%|
|Food And Beverage Server||9.75%|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Crew Members
The most common foreign language among crew members is Spanish at 73.7%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 7.7% and German is the third-most popular at 2.5%.
- Spanish, 73.7%
- French, 7.7%
- German, 2.5%
- Japanese, 1.8%
- Chinese, 1.8%
- Other, 12.5%