Environmental Educator Statistics and Facts in the US
Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for environmental educators 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 4,818 environmental educators currently employed in the United States.
- 60.6% of all environmental educators are women, while only 34.0% are men.
- The average age of an employed environmental educator is 45 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of environmental educators is White (70.8%), followed by Asian (9.9%) and Hispanic or Latino (9.5%).
- The majority of environmental educators are located in NY, New York and GA, Eatonton.
- Environmental educators are most in-demand in Arlington, VA.
- Environmental educators are paid an average annual salary of $42,602.
- New York, NY pays an annual average wage of $63,884, the highest in the US.
- Environmental educators average starting salary is $26,000.
- In 2021, women earned 97% of what men earned.
- The top 10% of highest-paid environmental educators earn as much as $69,000 or more.
- New Jersey is the best state for environmental educators to live.
- Environmental educators are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to education companies.
Environmental Educator Statistics By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Environmental Educator
Women Earn 97¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man
Environmental Educator Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the environmental educator position over time.
Environmental Educator Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, diesel technology instructor and assistant professor of air conditioning and refrigeration have the biggest difference in gender.
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Environmental Educator Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among environmental educators is White, which makes up 70.8% of all environmental educators. Comparatively, there are 9.9% of the Asian ethnicity and 9.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.
- White, 70.8%
- Asian, 9.9%
- Hispanic or Latino, 9.5%
- Black or African American, 7.1%
- Unknown, 2.5%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.2%
Environmental Educator 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 environmental educators.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Environmental Educator Wage Gap By Race
Average Age of an Environmental Educator
We determined the average age of environmental educators based on ethnicity and gender.
Environmental Educator Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of environmental educator employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of environmental educators is 40+ years old, which represents 65% of the population.
Types of Environmental Educator Degree Levels
The most common degree for environmental educators is bachelor's degree 81% of environmental educators earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 10% and rounding it off is associate degree with 6%.
- Bachelors, 81%
- Masters, 10%
- Associate, 6%
- High School Diploma, 2%
- Other Degrees, 1%
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Environmental Educator Employment Statistics
This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ environmental educators. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most environmental educators is the non profits industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire environmental educators.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
The Types Of Companies Environmental Educator Work In
Employees with the environmental educator job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most environmental educators prefer to work at private companies over education companies.
Top Industries Hiring Environmental Educators
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ environmental educators. Those industries include non profits, education and health care.
Environmental Educator Turnover And Employment Statistics
Environmental Educator 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 environmental educators changed.
- Unemployment rate
The Average Number of Years That Environmental Educator Stay in a Job
By looking over 2,018 environmental educators resumes, we figured out that the average environmental educator enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 49%.
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Environmental Educators 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 environmental educators.
Foreign Languages Spoken By Environmental Educators
The most common foreign language among environmental educators is Spanish at 64.8%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 13.3% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 3.6%.
- Spanish, 64.8%
- French, 13.3%
- Portuguese, 3.6%
- German, 3.0%
- Cantonese, 2.4%
- Other, 12.9%