Gunsmith Statistics and Facts in the US

Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for Gunsmiths 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 4,439 Gunsmiths currently employed in the United States.
  • 4.5% of all Gunsmiths are women, while 92.4% are men.
  • The average age of an employed Gunsmith is 43 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of Gunsmiths is White (71.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (14.4%) and Black or African American (8.5%).
  • The majority of Gunsmiths are located in TX, Georgetown and CO, Colorado Springs.
  • Gunsmiths are paid an average annual salary of $32,156.
  • Gunsmiths average starting salary is $19,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 86% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid Gunsmiths earn as much as $51,000 or more.
  • 4% of all Gunsmiths are LGBT.
  • Gunsmiths are more likely to work at Private companies in comparison to Public companies.

Gunsmith Statistics By Gender

Among Gunsmiths, 4.5% of them are women compared to 92.4% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 92.4%
  • Female, 4.5%
  • Unknown, 3.1%
GenderPercentages
Male92.4%
Female4.5%
Unknown3.1%

Gender Pay Gap For Gunsmith

Women Earn 86¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$31,421
female-income
Female Income
$27,094

Gunsmith Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
100%
98%
96%
94%
92%
90%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
YearMaleFemale
201095.40%4.60%
201196.75%3.25%
201296.15%3.85%
201395.34%4.66%
201496.82%3.18%
201596.73%3.27%
201695.30%4.70%
201795.87%4.13%
201895.39%4.61%
201995.31%4.69%

Gunsmith Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, Home Appliances Mechanic and Machine Repairman have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job TitleMaleFemale
Mender20%78%
Hydraulic Press Servicer23%75%
Assigner31%66%
Gunsmith92%5%
Millwright Supervisor95%1%
Machine Repairman95%1%
Home Appliances Mechanic98%2%

Gunsmith Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among Gunsmiths is White, which makes up 71.2% of all Gunsmiths. Comparatively, there are 14.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.5% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 71.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 14.4%
  • Black or African American, 8.5%
  • Asian, 3.3%
  • Unknown, 1.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%
Gunsmith RacePercentages
White71.2%
Hispanic or Latino14.4%
Black or African American8.5%
Asian3.3%
Unknown1.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.7%

Gunsmith 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 Gunsmiths.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201073.15%8.33%3.37%12.48%
201171.19%9.61%3.16%13.29%
201271.56%8.38%3.93%13.35%
201372.65%8.44%3.29%12.99%
201471.70%7.95%3.57%13.74%
201571.92%8.25%2.61%13.86%
201671.79%8.62%3.43%13.33%
201770.18%8.67%3.76%13.96%
201871.22%8.79%3.05%13.78%
201971.23%8.48%3.27%14.43%

Gunsmith Wage Gap By Race

$31,000
$30,000
$29,000
$28,000
$27,000
White
Black or African American
Asian
Unknown
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
White$29,921
Black or African American$29,717
Asian$30,290
Unknown$27,633
Hispanic or Latino$28,729

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Average Age of a Gunsmith

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

Male
Female
RaceMale AgeFemale Age
American Indian and Alaska Native36.5
Asian45.5
Black or African American45.5
Hispanic or Latino4144
Unknown42.5
White4449

Gunsmith Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of Gunsmith employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of Gunsmiths is 40+ years old, which represents 60% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Gunsmith YearsPercentages
20-30 years18%
30-40 years22%
40+ years60%

Types of Gunsmith Degree Levels

The most common degree for Gunsmiths is Associate Degree 37% of Gunsmiths earn that degree. A close second is High School Diploma with 22% and rounding it off is Bachelor's Degree with 21%.

Job Title
  • Associate, 37%
  • High School Diploma, 22%
  • Bachelors, 21%
  • Diploma, 12%
  • Other Degrees, 8%
Gunsmith DegreePercentages
Associate37%
High School Diploma22%
Bachelors21%
Diploma12%
Other Degrees8%

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Gunsmith Wage Gap By Education

$40,000
$38,000
$36,000
$34,000
$32,000
$30,000
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$31,421
Some College/ Associate Degree$35,497
Bachelor's Degree$37,984

Gunsmith Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees12%
50 - 100 employees7%
100 - 500 employees22%
500 - 1,000 employees15%
1,000 - 10,000 employees29%
> 10,000 employees15%

The Types Of Companies Gunsmith Work In

Employees with the Gunsmith job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most Gunsmiths prefer to work at Private companies over Public companies.

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Private

Government

Public

Company TypePercentages
Private66%
Government10%
Public24%

Top Industries Hiring Gunsmiths

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ Gunsmiths. Those industries include Retail, Manufacturing and Finance.

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Gunsmith Turnover And Employment Statistics

Gunsmith 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 Gunsmiths changed.

  • Unemployment rate
YearGunsmith Unemployment Rate
20109.97%
20119.56%
20127.53%
20137.02%
20144.98%
20155.13%
20164.24%
20174.23%
20184.43%
20193.00%

The Average Number of Years That Gunsmith Stay in a Job

By looking over 657 Gunsmiths resumes, we figured out that the average Gunsmith enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 27%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year21%
1-2 years27%
3-4 years17%
5-7 years14%
8-10 years9%
11+ years13%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Gunsmiths 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 Gunsmiths.

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Job TitleLGBT
Line Erector1.27%
Section Repairer2.02%
Custodial Maintenance Worker3.55%
Gunsmith3.61%
Electric Meter Installer3.67%
Route Attendant6.29%
Road Service Locksmith9.57%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Gunsmiths

The most common foreign language among Gunsmiths is Spanish at 31.6%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is German at 15.8% and Arabic is the third-most popular at 10.5%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 31.6%
  • German, 15.8%
  • Arabic, 10.5%
  • Hindi, 5.3%
  • Turkish, 5.3%
  • Other, 31.5%
Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish31.6%
German15.8%
Arabic10.5%
Hindi5.3%
Turkish5.3%
Other31.5%

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Where Are Gunsmiths Located?

By looking through more than 657 resumes, we found that the most popular places for Gunsmiths are TX, Georgetown and CO, Colorado Springs.

Number of Gunsmiths