Event Host Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about event host demographics? We analyzed 1,648 event hosts resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Event Host Diversity

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

Event Host Gender Ratio

Among event hosts, 51.9% of them are women compared to 42.2% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 51.9%
  • Male, 42.2%
  • Unknown, 5.9%

Event Host Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among event hosts is White, which makes up 62.5% of all event hosts. Comparatively, there are 17.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.5% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 62.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 17.2%
  • Black or African American, 10.5%
  • Asian, 5.4%
  • Unknown, 3.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Event Hosts

The chart below shows that 54.8% of event hosts speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 10.7% and German is the third-most popular at 7.1%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 54.8%
  • French, 10.7%
  • German, 7.1%
  • Italian, 6.0%
  • Russian, 2.4%
  • Other, 19.0%

Event Host 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 event hosts.

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

Event Host Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the event host position over time.


Event Host 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 event hosts changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of event hosts based on ethnicity and gender.


Number Of Years On The Job For Event Host

By looking over 1,648 event hosts resumes, we figured out that the average event host enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 31%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Event Host Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of event host employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of event hosts is 20-30 years old, which represents 42% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Event Hosts with Other Job Titles

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
Lunchroom Worker7%93%
Lead Hostess9%86%
Bar Hostess10%86%
Event Host42%52%
Dish Machine Operator85%13%
Banquet Houseman88%7%
Bus Boy90%7%
Bus Boy
Banquet Houseman
Dish Machine Operator
Event Host
Bar Hostess
Lead Hostess
Lunchroom Worker

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Event Hosts 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 event hosts.

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Job Titleascdesc
Glass Washer7.11%
Bar Attendant7.39%
Event Host8.08%
Deli Cook8.79%
Grill Operator11.55%
Cooking Chef14.60%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Event Host?

Male Income
Female Income

Event Host Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino

Event Host 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
High School Diploma or Less$25,497
Some College/ Associate Degree$28,015
Master's Degree$30,082
Bachelor's Degree$30,380

Event Host 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
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Event Host Heatmaps

Where Do Event Hosts Earn The Most?

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

Average Salary

Where Are Event Hosts Located?

By looking through more than 1,648 resumes, we found that the most popular places for event hosts are NY, New York and GA, Atlanta.

Number of Event Hosts

Event Host Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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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 Event Host Work In

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

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Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ event hosts. Those industries include hospitality, retail and non profits.

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Fortune 500

Non Profits


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