Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for handyman services 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 91,120 handyman services currently employed in the United States.
  • 6.6% of all handyman services are women, while 93.4% are men.
  • The average age of an employed handyman service is 47 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of handyman services is White (63.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (21.1%) and Black or African American (8.8%).
  • In 2021, women earned 92% of what men earned.
  • 4% of all handyman services are LGBT.
  • Handyman services are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Handyman Service Statistics By Gender

6.6% of handyman services are women and 93.4% of handyman services are men.

  • Male, 93.4%
  • Female, 6.6%

Handyman Services By Gender

Gender  Percentages  
Male93.4%
Female6.6%

Gender Pay Gap For Handyman Service

Women Earn 92¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$45,861
female-income
Female Income
$42,233

Handyman Service Gender Over Time

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

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

Handyman Service Gender By Year

Year  Male  Female  
201095.45%4.55%
201195.08%4.92%
201294.08%5.92%
201393.75%6.25%
201494.92%5.08%
201593.83%6.17%
201695.35%4.65%
201793.71%6.29%
201893.79%6.21%
201991.96%8.04%

Handyman Service Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, millwright supervisor and machine repairman have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Mender16%84%
Hydraulic Press Servicer22%78%
Assigner34%66%
Handyman Service93%7%
Flooring Mechanic99%1%
Machine Repairman100%0%
Millwright Supervisor100%0%

Handyman Service Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among handyman services is White, which makes up 63.4% of all handyman services. Comparatively, there are 21.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.8% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 63.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 21.1%
  • Black or African American, 8.8%
  • Asian, 3.8%
  • Unknown, 1.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.2%

Handyman Service Race

Handyman Service Race  Percentages  
White63.4%
Hispanic or Latino21.1%
Black or African American8.8%
Asian3.8%
Unknown1.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native1.2%

Handyman Service 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 handyman services.

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

Handyman Service Race By Year

Year  White  Black or African American  Asian  Hispanic or Latino  
201064.94%10.30%2.99%19.42%
201164.27%10.29%3.07%19.60%
201264.24%9.75%3.33%19.97%
201365.25%9.37%3.11%19.70%
201465.69%8.96%3.22%19.64%
201564.79%9.33%2.99%20.41%
201663.85%8.61%3.24%21.28%
201765.02%9.06%3.03%20.48%
201864.76%8.85%3.28%20.63%
201963.44%8.81%3.79%21.13%

Handyman Service Wage Gap By Race

Asian handyman services have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american handyman services have the lowest average salary at $41,933.
$47,000
$46,000
$45,000
$44,000
$43,000
$42,000
$41,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$44,451
White$44,588
Black or African American$41,933
Asian$46,234
Hispanic or Latino$43,028

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Average Age of a Handyman Service

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

Male
Female

Handyman Service Age By Race

Race  Male Age  Female Age  
Black or African American5139
Unknown50.5
Asian5157.5
Hispanic or Latino4742
White5044.5
American Indian and Alaska Native40

Handyman Service Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of handyman service employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of handyman services is 40+ years old, which represents 72% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Handyman Service Age

Handyman Service Years  Percentages  
40+ years72%
30-40 years20%
20-30 years8%

Types of Handyman Service Degree Levels

The most common degree for handyman services is high school diploma 38% of handyman services earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 22% and rounding it off is bachelor's degree with 20%.

  • High School Diploma, 38%
  • Associate, 22%
  • Bachelors, 20%
  • Diploma, 11%
  • Other Degrees, 9%

Handyman Services By Education

Handyman Service Degree  Percentages  
High School Diploma38%
Associate22%
Bachelors20%
Diploma11%
Other Degrees9%

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Handyman Service Wage Gap By Education

Handyman services with a Bachelors degree earn more than those without, at $50,636 annually. With a Associate degree, handyman services earn a median annual income of $49,582 compared to $45,861 for handyman services with an High School Diploma degree.
$51,000
$50,000
$49,000
$48,000
$47,000
$46,000
$45,000
High School Diploma or Less
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$45,861
Bachelor's Degree$50,636
Some College/ Associate Degree$49,582

Handyman Service Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where handyman services work. We found most handyman services work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most handyman services is the construction industry.

Company Size

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

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Handyman Service Jobs By Employer Size

Company Size  Percentages  
< 50 employees8%
50 - 100 employees8%
100 - 500 employees17%
500 - 1,000 employees18%
1,000 - 10,000 employees31%
> 10,000 employees17%

The Types Of Companies Handyman Service Work In

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

Public

Private

Government

Handyman Service Jobs By Sector

Company Type  Percentages  
Public18%
Private72%
Government11%

Top Industries Hiring Handyman Services

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ handyman services. Those industries include construction, transportation and finance.

Retail

Construction

Finance

Fortune 500

Professional

Handyman Service Turnover And Employment Statistics

Handyman Service 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 handyman services changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Handyman Service Unemployment Rate By Year

Year  Handyman Service Unemployment Rate  
20107.56%
20116.50%
20125.56%
20134.65%
20143.96%
20153.77%
20163.13%
20173.00%
20182.08%
20192.11%

The Average Number of Years That Handyman Service Stay in a Job

By looking over 5,057 handyman services resumes, we figured out that the average handyman service enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 23%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Handyman Service Tenure

Number or Years  Percentages  
Less than 1 year13%
1-2 years23%
3-4 years14%
5-7 years19%
8-10 years9%
11+ years22%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Handyman Services 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 handyman services.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Lineman1.27%2,672
Blender Conveyor Operator2.02%26,004
Handyman Service3.55%
Mechanical Door Repairer3.67%21,988
Stove Installer4.59%15,060
Slot Machine Mechanic6.29%63,837
Lock Fitter9.57%1,629

Handyman Service LGBT Demographics

Profession  Percentages of LGBT   Job Openings  
Lineman1.27%2,672
Blender Conveyor Operator2.02%26,004
Mechanical Door Repairer3.67%21,988
Stove Installer4.59%15,060
Slot Machine Mechanic6.29%63,837
Lock Fitter9.57%1,629

Foreign Languages Spoken By Handyman Services

The most common foreign language among handyman services is Spanish at 70.6%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 5.9% and Carrier is the third-most popular at 3.5%.

  • Spanish, 70.6%
  • French, 5.9%
  • Carrier, 3.5%
  • Russian, 3.5%
  • Portuguese, 2.4%
  • Other, 14.1%

Handyman Service Languages Spoken

Foreign Language  Percentages  
Spanish70.6%
French5.9%
Carrier3.5%
Russian3.5%
Portuguese2.4%
Other14.1%

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Which State Has The Most Handyman Services?

By looking through more than 5,057 resumes, we found that the most popular places for handyman services are New York, NY and Phoenix, AZ.

Number of Handyman Services

Handyman Service Demographics FAQs

How many Handyman Service are there in the US?

There are over 91,120 Handyman Services in the United States.

What percentage of Handyman Services are black?

8.8% of Handyman Services are Black or African American

What race are most Handyman Services?

Most a are White, with 63.4% of Handyman Services belonging to this ethnicity. 21.1% of Handyman Services are Hispanic or Latino, 8.8% of Handyman Services are Black or African American, 3.8% of Handyman Services are Asian, 1.7% of Handyman Services are Unknown, and 1.2% of Handyman Services are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Handyman Service jobs male - dominated ?

Yes, Handyman Service jobs are male - dominated. 93% of Handyman Services are male, and 6% are female, so there are more male Handyman Services than female Handyman Services in the United States.

How old is the average Handyman Service ?

The average Handyman Service is 48 years old. 72% of Handyman Services are 40+ years old or older, 20% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 8% are between 20-30 years old

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