Gender Studies Professor Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about gender studies professor demographics? We analyzed 112 gender studies professors 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.

Gender Studies Professor Diversity

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

Gender Studies Professor Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among gender studies professors is White, which makes up 70.7% of all gender studies professors. Comparatively, there are 9.9% of the Asian ethnicity and 9.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

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  • White, 70.7%
  • Asian, 9.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 9.5%
  • Black or African American, 7.2%
  • Unknown, 2.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.2%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Gender Studies Professors

The chart below shows that 29.4% of gender studies professors speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 11.8% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 5.9%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 29.4%
  • French, 11.8%
  • Portuguese, 5.9%
  • Chinese, 5.9%
  • German, 5.9%
  • Other, 41.1%

Most Common Degree for Gender Studies Professor

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for gender studies professors. The most common degree for gender studies professors is doctoral degree. In fact, 33% of gender studies professors earn that degree. A close second is bachelor's degree with 31% and rounding it off is master's degree with 29%.

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  • Bachelors degree, 50%
  • Masters degree, 23%
  • Doctorate degree, 14%
  • Associate degree, 5%
  • Other Degrees, 8%

Gender Studies Professor 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 gender studies professors.

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

Gender Studies Professor Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the gender studies professor position over time.


Gender Studies Professor 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 gender studies professors changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of gender studies professors based on ethnicity and gender.


Number Of Years On The Job For Gender Studies Professor

By looking over 112 gender studies professors resumes, we figured out that the average gender studies professor 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

Gender Studies Professor Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of gender studies professor employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of gender studies professors is 40+ years old, which represents 65% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Gender Studies Professors with Other Job Titles

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
Nutrition Professor12%87%
Adjunct Nursing Faculty12%85%
Decorating Instructor13%87%
Gender Studies Professor42%53%
Hvac/R Instructor90%4%
Assistant Professor Of Air Conditioning And Refrigeration94%3%
Diesel Technology Instructor95%4%
Diesel Technology Instructor
Assistant Professor Of Air Conditioning And Refrigeration
Hvac/R Instructor
Gender Studies Professor
Decorating Instructor
Adjunct Nursing Faculty
Nutrition Professor

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Gender Studies Professors 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 gender studies professors.

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Job Titleascdesc
Library Technician6.75%
Teacher Aide7.64%
Home Advisor8.68%
Fifth Grade Teacher13.03%
Chemistry Teacher13.66%
Gender Studies Professor25.12%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Gender Studies Professor?

Male Income
Female Income

Gender Studies Professor Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and White men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino

Gender Studies Professor 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
Master's Degree$70,352
Doctorate Degree$80,911

Gender Studies Professor 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
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

Gender Studies Professor Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ gender studies professors. We found that the most common company type is education. In addition, the industry that employs the most gender studies professors is the education industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire gender studies professors.

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< 50 employees

100 - 500 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Gender Studies Professor Work In

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Industry Concentration

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