Ghost Writer Demographics and Statistics In The US
Ghost Writer Statistics By Gender
66.4% of ghost writers are women and 33.6% of ghost writers are men.
- Female, 66.4%
- Male, 33.6%
Ghost Writers By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Ghost Writer
Women Earn 95¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Ghost Writer Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the ghost writer position over time.
Ghost Writer Gender By Year
Ghost Writer Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, public address announcer and track announcer have the biggest difference in gender.
|Public Address Announcer||93%||7%|
Ghost Writer Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among ghost writers is White, which makes up 71.3% of all ghost writers. Comparatively, there are 8.8% of the Asian ethnicity and 7.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.
- White, 71.3%
- Asian, 8.8%
- Hispanic or Latino, 7.9%
- Black or African American, 6.7%
- Unknown, 5.0%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3%
Ghost Writer Race
|Ghost Writer Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||7.9%|
|Black or African American||6.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.3%|
Ghost Writer 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 ghost writers.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Ghost Writer Race By Year
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Ghost Writer Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$65,058|
|Hispanic or Latino||$59,597|
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Average Age of a Ghost Writer
We determined the average age of ghost writers based on ethnicity and gender.
Ghost Writer Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||32|
|Hispanic or Latino||41||34.5|
Ghost Writer Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of ghost writer employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of ghost writers is 40+ years old, which represents 65% of the population.
Ghost Writer Age
|Ghost Writer Years||Percentages|
Types of Ghost Writer Degree Levels
The most common degree for ghost writers is bachelor's degree 70% of ghost writers earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 14% and rounding it off is associate degree with 9%.
- Bachelors, 70%
- Masters, 14%
- Associate, 9%
- Doctorate, 4%
- Other Degrees, 3%
Ghost Writers By Education
|Ghost Writer Degree||Percentages|
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Ghost Writer Wage Gap By Education
Ghost Writer Employment Statistics
This section highlights information about where ghost writers work. We found most ghost writers work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most ghost writers is the media industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire ghost writers.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
Ghost Writer Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||8%|
|50 - 100 employees||21%|
|100 - 500 employees||26%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||17%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||11%|
|> 10,000 employees||17%|
The Types Of Companies Ghost Writer Work In
Employees with the ghost writer job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most ghost writers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.
Ghost Writer Jobs By Sector
Top Industries Hiring Ghost Writers
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ ghost writers. Those industries include media, professional and retail.
Ghost Writer Industry Statistics
Ghost Writer Turnover And Employment Statistics
Ghost Writer 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 ghost writers changed.
- Unemployment rate
Ghost Writer Unemployment Rate By Year
|Year||Ghost Writer Unemployment Rate|
The Average Number of Years That Ghost Writer Stay in a Job
By looking over 431 ghost writers resumes, we figured out that the average ghost writer enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 27%.
Less than one year
Ghost Writer Tenure
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||27%|
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Ghost Writers 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 ghost writers.
|Job Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Sign Language Translator||14.90%||21,938|
Ghost Writer LGBT Demographics
|Profession||Percentages of LGBT||Job Openings|
|Sign Language Translator||14.90%||21,938|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Ghost Writers
The most common foreign language among ghost writers is Spanish at 28.6%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 17.9% and Japanese is the third-most popular at 14.3%.
- Spanish, 28.6%
- French, 17.9%
- Japanese, 14.3%
- German, 10.7%
- Mandarin, 7.1%
- Other, 21.4%
Ghost Writer Languages Spoken