Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for equipment operators/labour 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 390,341 equipment operators/labour currently employed in the United States.
- 5.7% of all equipment operators/labour are women, while 94.3% are men.
- The average age of an employed equipment operator/labour is 45 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of equipment operators/labour is White (68.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (16.2%), Black or African American (8.0%) and Unknown (4.3%).
- In 2021, women earned 94% of what men earned.
- 2% of all equipment operators/labour are LGBT.
- Equipment operators/labour are 75% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.
Equipment Operator/Labour Statistics By Gender
5.7% of equipment operators/labour are women and 94.3% of equipment operators/labour are men.
- Male, 94.3%
- Female, 5.7%
Equipment Operators/Labour By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Equipment Operator/Labour
Women Earn 94¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Equipment Operator/Labour Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the equipment operator/labour position over time.
Equipment Operator/Labour Gender By Year
Equipment Operator/Labour Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, water softener installer and insulation worker have the biggest difference in gender.
|Composition Floor Setter||34%||66%|
|Water Softener Installer||97%||3%|
Equipment Operator/Labour Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among equipment operators/labour is White, which makes up 68.7% of all equipment operators/labour. Comparatively, there are 16.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.0% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 68.7%
- Hispanic or Latino, 16.2%
- Black or African American, 8.0%
- Unknown, 4.3%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.9%
- Asian, 0.9%
Equipment Operator/Labour Race
|Equipment Operator/Labour Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||16.2%|
|Black or African American||8.0%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||1.9%|
Equipment Operator/Labour Race And Ethnicity Over Time
Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among equipment operators/labour.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Equipment Operator/Labour Race By Year
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Equipment Operator/Labour Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$33,052|
|Hispanic or Latino||$33,833|
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Average Age of an Equipment Operator/Labour
We determined the average age of equipment operators/labour based on ethnicity and gender.
Equipment Operator/Labour Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||49.5|
|Hispanic or Latino||44||45.5|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||53|
Equipment Operator/Labour Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of equipment operator/labour employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of equipment operators/labour is 40+ years old, which represents 64% of the population.
Equipment Operator/Labour Age
|Equipment Operator/Labour Years||Percentages|
Types of Equipment Operator/Labour Degree Levels
The most common degree for equipment operators/labour is high school diploma 57% of equipment operators/labour earn that degree. A close second is diploma with 13% and rounding it off is associate degree with 12%.
- High School Diploma, 57%
- Diploma, 13%
- Associate, 12%
- Bachelors, 12%
- Other Degrees, 6%
Equipment Operators/Labour By Education
|Equipment Operator/Labour Degree||Percentages|
|High School Diploma||57%|
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Equipment Operator/Labour Wage Gap By Education
|High School Diploma or Less||$34,241|
|Some College/ Associate Degree||$34,992|
Equipment Operator/Labour Employment Statistics
This section highlights information about where equipment operators/labour work. We found most equipment operators/labour work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most equipment operators/labour is the construction industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire equipment operators/labour.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
Equipment Operator/Labour Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||5%|
|50 - 100 employees||18%|
|100 - 500 employees||22%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||10%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||27%|
|> 10,000 employees||18%|
The Types Of Companies Equipment Operator/Labour Work In
Employees with the equipment operator/labour job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most equipment operators/labour prefer to work at private companies over public companies.
Equipment Operator/Labour Jobs By Sector
Top Industries Hiring Equipment Operators/Labour
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ equipment operators/labour. Those industries include construction, professional and manufacturing.
Equipment Operator/Labour Industry Statistics
Equipment Operator/Labour Turnover And Employment Statistics
Equipment Operator/Labour 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 equipment operators/labour changed.
- Unemployment rate
Equipment Operator/Labour Unemployment Rate By Year
|Year||Equipment Operator/Labour Unemployment Rate|
The Average Number of Years That Equipment Operator/Labour Stay in a Job
By looking over 8,488 equipment operators/labour resumes, we figured out that the average equipment operator/labour enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 30%.
Less than one year
Equipment Operator/Labour Tenure
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||30%|
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Equipment Operator/Labours 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 equipment operators/labour.
|Job Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Acoustical Ceiling Mechanic||1.75%||33,392|
Equipment Operator/Labour LGBT Demographics
|Profession||Percentages of LGBT||Job Openings|
|Acoustical Ceiling Mechanic||1.75%||33,392|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Equipment Operator/Labours
The most common foreign language among equipment operators/labour is Spanish at 69.4%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is German at 5.6% and Carrier is the third-most popular at 5.6%.
- Spanish, 69.4%
- German, 5.6%
- Carrier, 5.6%
- Portuguese, 2.8%
- Chinese, 2.8%
- Other, 13.8%
Equipment Operator/Labour Languages Spoken