Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for filler operators 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 8,109 filler operators currently employed in the United States.
  • 31.3% of all filler operators are women, while 68.7% are men.
  • The average age of an employed filler operator is 44 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of filler operators is White (57.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (18.7%), Black or African American (11.3%) and Asian (7.9%).
  • Filler operators are most in-demand in Germantown, WI.
  • Saint Paul, MN pays an annual average wage of $46,965, the highest in the US.
  • In 2021, women earned 96% of what men earned.
  • Minnesota is the best state for filler operators to live.
  • Filler operators are 73% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Filler Operator Statistics By Gender

31.3% of filler operators are women and 68.7% of filler operators are men.

  • Male, 68.7%
  • Female, 31.3%

Filler Operators By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male68.7%
Female31.3%

Gender Pay Gap For Filler Operator

Women Earn 96¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$38,470
female-income
Female Income
$37,080

Filler Operator Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the filler operator position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021

Filler Operator Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201066.53%33.47%
201167.44%32.56%
201267.48%32.52%
201367.42%32.58%
201468.61%31.39%
201565.91%34.09%
201667.47%32.53%
201768.71%31.29%
201868.34%31.66%
201966.94%33.06%
202069.34%30.66%
202168.65%31.35%

Filler Operator Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, corrugator and stone cutter have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Screen Examiner7%93%
Cake Decorator9%91%
Garment Inspector10%90%
Filler Operator69%31%
Bucket Operator99%1%
Stone Cutter99%1%
Corrugator99%1%

Filler Operator Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among filler operators is White, which makes up 57.5% of all filler operators. Comparatively, there are 18.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.3% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 57.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 18.7%
  • Black or African American, 11.3%
  • Asian, 7.9%
  • Unknown, 3.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.2%

Filler Operator Race

Filler Operator RacePercentages
White57.5%
Hispanic or Latino18.7%
Black or African American11.3%
Asian7.9%
Unknown3.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native1.2%

Filler Operator 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 filler operators.

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

Filler Operator Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201061.39%13.19%4.88%18.91%
201160.08%13.36%5.82%18.96%
201259.61%11.76%6.67%20.12%
201361.07%13.02%5.78%18.06%
201459.40%12.26%6.74%19.48%
201561.33%12.10%6.73%17.69%
201659.25%11.36%7.76%19.19%
201759.95%11.70%7.47%18.23%
201860.67%11.21%6.39%19.15%
201962.48%11.60%6.79%16.69%
202060.04%12.31%6.23%17.30%
202157.46%11.35%7.87%18.65%

Filler Operator Wage Gap By Race

White filler operators have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Unknown filler operators have the lowest average salary at $37,450.
$41,000
$40,000
$39,000
$38,000
$37,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$37,450
White$40,235
Black or African American$38,644
Asian$38,135
Hispanic or Latino$37,943

Average Age of a Filler Operator

We determined the average age of filler operators based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Filler Operator Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Unknown4044
White4250
Black or African American4049.5
Asian4651.5
Hispanic or Latino4247

Filler Operator Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of filler operator employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of filler operators is 40+ years old, which represents 64% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Filler Operator Age

Filler Operator YearsPercentages
40+ years64%
30-40 years20%
20-30 years15%

Types of Filler Operator Degree Levels

The most common degree for filler operators is high school diploma 46% of filler operators earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 23% and rounding it off is bachelor's degree with 13%.

  • High School Diploma, 46%
  • Associate, 23%
  • Bachelors, 13%
  • Diploma, 11%
  • Other Degrees, 7%

Filler Operators By Education

Filler Operator DegreePercentages
High School Diploma46%
Associate23%
Bachelors13%
Diploma11%
Other Degrees7%

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Filler Operator Wage Gap By Education

Filler operators with a Associate degree earn more than those without, at $39,007 annually. With a Bachelors degree, filler operators earn a median annual income of $38,701 compared to $38,405 for filler operators with an High School Diploma degree.
$40,000
$39,000
$38,000
$37,000
High School Diploma or Less
No Education
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$38,405
No Education$37,076
Bachelor's Degree$38,701
Some College/ Associate Degree$39,007

Filler Operator Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where filler operators work. We found most filler operators work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most filler operators is the manufacturing industry.

Company Size

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

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Filler Operator Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees6%
50 - 100 employees13%
100 - 500 employees22%
500 - 1,000 employees11%
1,000 - 10,000 employees23%
> 10,000 employees25%

The Types Of Companies Filler Operator Work In

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

Education

Public

Private

Government

Filler Operator Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education1%
Public25%
Private73%
Government1%

Top Industries Hiring Filler Operators

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ filler operators. Those industries include manufacturing, retail and hospitality.

Manufacturing

Fortune 500

Retail

Hospitality

Pharmaceutical

Filler Operator Turnover And Employment Statistics

Filler Operator 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 filler operators changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Filler Operator Unemployment Rate By Year

YearFiller Operator Unemployment Rate
201015.94%
201115.49%
201213.87%
201312.49%
201412.20%
20159.40%
20167.70%
20178.32%
20187.77%
20198.42%
20206.77%
20218.38%

The Average Number of Years That Filler Operator Stay in a Job

By looking over 2,558 filler operators resumes, we figured out that the average filler operator enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 29%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Filler Operator Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year25%
1-2 years29%
3-4 years14%
5-7 years17%
8-10 years6%
11+ years10%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Filler Operators 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 filler operators.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Tooth Inspector4.47%16,565
Filler Operator4.75%-
Dental Laboratory Worker5.24%79,089
Job Setter7.84%36,713
Oilseed Meat Presser8.41%7,947
Tomb Maker Helper8.89%20,337
Film Developer15.21%69,050

Filler Operator LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Tooth Inspector4.47%16,565
Dental Laboratory Worker5.24%79,089
Job Setter7.84%36,713
Oilseed Meat Presser8.41%7,947
Tomb Maker Helper8.89%20,337
Film Developer15.21%69,050

Foreign Languages Spoken By Filler Operators

The most common foreign language among filler operators is Spanish at 80.5%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 4.9% and Carrier is the third-most popular at 4.9%.

  • Spanish, 80.5%
  • French, 4.9%
  • Carrier, 4.9%
  • Nepali, 2.4%
  • Dakota, 2.4%
  • Other, 4.9%

Filler Operator Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish80.5%
French4.9%
Carrier4.9%
Nepali2.4%
Dakota2.4%
Other4.9%

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Filler Operator Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a filler operator can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of filler operators is $44,440. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Filler Operators Earn The Most?

Filler operators earn the most in Minnesota, where the average filler operator salary is $46,964. The map here shows where filler operators earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Which State Has The Most Filler Operators?

By looking through more than 2,558 resumes, we found that the most popular places for filler operators are Marion, NC and Dallas, TX.

Number of Filler Operators

Number Of Filler Operator Jobs By State

RankStateNumber of JobsAverage Salary
1Massachusetts1,413$38,670
2California1,099$39,998
3Ohio1,092$39,021
4Texas1,072$35,768
5New Jersey1,017$38,047
6Pennsylvania923$44,579
7Illinois866$38,965
8North Carolina842$31,768
9Georgia814$35,367
10Florida729$35,288
11Wisconsin726$42,251
12Indiana705$42,691
13Minnesota619$46,964
14New York553$40,226
15Tennessee549$35,393
16Michigan508$43,091
17Missouri455$41,261
18Maryland389$40,110
19Virginia372$34,080
20Kentucky370$38,318
21Iowa349$40,539
22South Carolina338$39,802
23Arizona323$36,617
24Alabama313$30,718
25Utah303$39,930
26Louisiana232$32,989
27Washington229$45,539
28Arkansas226$34,883
29Colorado220$40,254
30Oklahoma220$31,864
31Kansas207$46,958
32Mississippi207$36,904
33Oregon205$43,564
34Connecticut184$38,826
35Rhode Island182$41,881
36Nebraska166$37,703
37New Hampshire158$38,929
38District of Columbia137$39,607
39Hawaii118$44,656
40Maine111$42,627
41Alaska109$39,666
42West Virginia101$34,095
43Nevada91$37,671
44Idaho86$42,074
45New Mexico63$35,884
46South Dakota60$40,198
47Vermont51$38,993
48Delaware51$39,903
49North Dakota50$43,096
50Montana32$35,936
51Wyoming22$25,121

Filler Operator Demographics FAQs

How Many Filler Operator Are There In The Us?

There are over 8,109 Filler Operators in the United States.

What Percentage Of Filler Operators Are Black?

11.3% of Filler Operators are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Filler Operators?

Most a are White, with 57.5% of Filler Operators belonging to this ethnicity. 18.7% of Filler Operators are Hispanic or Latino, 11.3% of Filler Operators are Black or African American, 7.9% of Filler Operators are Asian, 3.4% of Filler Operators are Unknown, and 1.2% of Filler Operators are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Filler Operator Jobs Male - Dominated?

Yes, Filler Operator jobs are male - dominated. 68% of Filler Operators are male, and 31% are female, so there are more male Filler Operators than female Filler Operators in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Filler Operator?

The average Filler Operator is 44 years old. 64% of Filler Operators are 40+ years old or older, 20% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 15% are between 20-30 years old

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