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

Among environmental educators, 60.6% of them are women compared to 34.0% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 60.6%
  • Male, 34.0%
  • Unknown, 5.4%
Job Title
GenderascdescPercentagesascdesc
Female
60.6%
Male
34.0%
Unknown
5.4%

Gender Pay Gap For Environmental Educator

Women Earn 97¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man

male-income
Male Income
$33,402
female-income
Female Income
$32,321

Environmental Educator Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
56%
54%
51%
49%
46%
44%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
YearascdescMaleascdescFemaleascdesc
2008
51.09%
48.91%
2009
50.30%
49.70%
2010
50.12%
49.88%
2011
50.65%
49.35%
2012
49.95%
50.05%
2013
49.83%
50.17%
2014
49.29%
50.71%
2015
49.87%
50.13%
2016
49.77%
50.23%
2017
49.75%
50.25%
2018
49.40%
50.60%

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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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Nutrition Professor12%87%
Adjunct Nursing Faculty12%85%
Decorating Instructor13%87%
Environmental Educator34%61%
Hvac/R Instructor90%4%
Assistant Professor Of Air Conditioning And Refrigeration94%3%
Diesel Technology Instructor95%4%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Diesel Technology Instructor
Assistant Professor Of Air Conditioning And Refrigeration
Hvac/R Instructor
Environmental Educator
Decorating Instructor
Adjunct Nursing Faculty
Nutrition Professor
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

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.

Job Title
  • 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%
Job Title
Environmental Educator RaceascdescPercentagesascdesc
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.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
YearascdescWhiteascdescBlack or African AmericanascdescAsianascdescHispanic or Latinoascdesc
2010
72.46%
7.36%
9.16%
8.41%
2011
72.15%
7.21%
9.88%
8.16%
2012
71.74%
7.50%
9.76%
8.41%
2013
70.88%
7.86%
10.04%
8.66%
2014
70.97%
7.48%
9.71%
9.05%
2015
69.42%
7.71%
10.66%
9.34%
2016
69.91%
7.64%
10.38%
9.23%
2017
68.99%
7.38%
11.55%
9.28%
2018
70.77%
7.12%
9.87%
9.48%

Environmental Educator Wage Gap By Race

Asian environmental educators have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or latino environmental educators have the lowest average salary at $32,245.
$35,000
$34,000
$33,000
$32,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
Ethnicityascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Unknown$33,169
White$32,791
Black or African American$32,734
Asian$33,368
Hispanic or Latino$32,245

Average Age of an Environmental Educator

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

Male
Female
RaceascdescMale AgeascdescFemale Ageascdesc
Black or African American
48
47
Unknown
38
39
Asian
39
39
Hispanic or Latino
43
42
White
48
47
American Indian and Alaska Native
53.5

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.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Environmental Educator YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
20-30 years
14%
30-40 years
21%
40+ years
65%

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%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors, 81%
  • Masters, 10%
  • Associate, 6%
  • High School Diploma, 2%
  • Other Degrees, 1%
Job Title
Environmental Educator DegreeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Bachelors
81%
Masters
10%
Associate
6%
High School Diploma
2%
Other Degrees
1%

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Environmental Educator Wage Gap By Education

$41,000
$39,000
$37,000
$35,000
$33,000
$31,000
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree
Educationascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Master's Degree$32,321
Doctorate Degree$38,412

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.

Company Size

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

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Company SizeascdescPercentagesascdesc
< 50 employees
6%
50 - 100 employees
6%
100 - 500 employees
34%
500 - 1,000 employees
19%
1,000 - 10,000 employees
29%
> 10,000 employees
6%

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.

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Education

Public

Private

Government

Company TypeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Education
34%
Public
2%
Private
41%
Government
22%

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.

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Non Profits

Education

Health Care

Manufacturing

Hospitality

IndustryascdescPercentagesascdesc
Non Profits
23%
Education
19%
Health Care
11%
Manufacturing
9%
Hospitality
9%
Government
6%
Construction
4%
Professional
4%
Technology
4%
Automotive
3%
Retail
3%
Media
1%
Internet
1%
Agriculture
1%
Utilities
1%
Fortune 500
1%
Insurance
1%

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
YearascdescEnvironmental Educator Unemployment Rateascdesc
2010
3.13%
2011
3.11%
2012
3.14%
2013
3.31%
2014
2.86%
2015
2.61%
2016
2.42%
2017
2.51%
2018
2.40%

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%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Number or YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
Less than 1 year
49%
1-2 years
27%
3-4 years
9%
5-7 years
9%
8-10 years
3%
11+ years
3%

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.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Library Technician6.75%
Proctor7.64%
Instructional Designer8.68%
Head Teacher13.03%
Chemistry Teacher13.66%
Tutor/Mentor13.71%
Environmental Educator25.12%

ProfessionascdescPercentages of LGBT ascdesc
Library Technician
6.75%
Proctor
7.64%
Instructional Designer
8.68%
Head Teacher
13.03%
Chemistry Teacher
13.66%
Tutor/Mentor
13.71%

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%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 64.8%
  • French, 13.3%
  • Portuguese, 3.6%
  • German, 3.0%
  • Cantonese, 2.4%
  • Other, 12.9%
Job Title
Foreign LanguageascdescPercentagesascdesc
Spanish
64.8%
French
13.3%
Portuguese
3.6%
German
3.0%
Cantonese
2.4%
Other
12.9%

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Where Do Environmental Educators Earn The Most?

The map here shows where environmental educators earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Environmental Educators Located?

By looking through more than 2,018 resumes, we found that the most popular places for environmental educators are NY, New York and GA, Eatonton.

Number of Environmental Educators