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Dining Room Hostess Demographics in the US

The average employee age for dining room hostesses is 35 years. The dining room hostess workforce reached a whopping 21,387 in 2020!

Among dining room hostesses, we discovered that 84.0% of them are women, while 9.8% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among dining room hostesses is White, which makes up 62.9% of all dining room hostesses. Comparatively, there are 13.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.0% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Dining Room Hostess Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among dining room hostesses is White, which makes up 62.9% of all dining room hostesses. Comparatively, there are 13.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.0% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

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  • White, 62.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 13.7%
  • Black or African American, 11.0%
  • Asian, 7.3%
  • Unknown, 3.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.2%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Dining Room Hostesss

The chart below shows that 60.9% of dining room hostesses speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 17.4% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 4.3%.

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  • Spanish, 60.9%
  • French, 17.4%
  • Portuguese, 4.3%
  • German, 4.3%
  • Russian, 4.3%
  • Other, 8.8%

Types of Dining Room Hostess Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for dining room hostesses. The most common degree for dining room hostesses is bachelor's degree. In fact, 30% of dining room hostesses earn that degree. A close second is high school diploma with 23% and rounding it off is associate degree with 17%.

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  • Bachelors degree, 30%
  • High School Diploma degree, 23%
  • Associate degree, 17%
  • Diploma degree, 5%
  • Other Degrees, 25%

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Dining Room Hostess Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Dining Room Hostess Work In

Employees with the dining room hostess job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most dining room hostesses prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Private

Public

Education

Top Industries Hiring Dining Room Hostesses

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ dining room hostesses. Those industries include hospitality, health care and retail.

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Hospitality

Health Care

Retail

Fortune 500

Non Profits

Dining Room Hostess Diversity

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

Dining Room Hostess 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 dining room hostesses.

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

Dining Room Hostess Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the dining room hostess position over time.

Male
Female
56%
53%
50%
48%
45%
42%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Dining Room Hostess 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 dining room hostesses changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Average Age of a Dining Room Hostess Based On Race And Gender

We determined the average age of dining room hostesses based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

The Average Number of Years That Dining Room Hostess Stay in a Job

By looking over 757 dining room hostesses resumes, we figured out that the average dining room hostess enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 42%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Dining Room Hostess Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of dining room hostess employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of dining room hostesses is 40+ years old, which represents 38% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Dining Room Hostess Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, bus boy and banquet houseman have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Lunchroom Worker7%93%
Lead Hostess9%86%
Dining Room Hostess10%84%
Bar Hostess10%86%
Dish Machine Operator85%13%
Banquet Houseman88%7%
Bus Boy90%7%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Bus Boy
Banquet Houseman
Dish Machine Operator
Bar Hostess
Dining Room Hostess
Lead Hostess
Lunchroom Worker
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Dining Room Hostesss 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 dining room hostesses.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Utility Aide7.11%
Dining Room Hostess7.30%
Bar Host/Hostess8.08%
Lead Cook8.79%
Waitress9.75%
Food Server, Kitchen11.55%
Corporate Executive Chef14.60%

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Dining Room Hostess Gender Pay Gap

male-income
Male Income
$21,454
female-income
Female Income
$21,131

Dining Room Hostess Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$21,787
$21,611
$21,436
$21,260
$21,085
$20,909
$20,733
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Dining Room Hostess 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$21,611
Some College/ Associate Degree$21,982
Master's Degree$22,004
Bachelor's Degree$22,124

Dining Room Hostess 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
$22,572
$22,348
$22,124
$21,901
$21,677
$21,453
$21,229
$21,005
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

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Where Are Dining Room Hostesses Located?

By looking through more than 757 resumes, we found that the most popular places for dining room hostesses are NY, New York and IL, Chicago.

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