Health Teacher Statistics in the US

The average employee age for health teachers is 42 years. The health teacher workforce reached a whopping 23,115 in 2020!

Among health teachers, we discovered that 54.7% of them are women, while 41.5% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among health teachers is White, which makes up 74.7% of all health teachers. Comparatively, there are 11.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of health teachers are located in NY, New York and MD, Baltimore.

Health teachers are more likely to work at education companies in comparison to private companies. Taking it a step further, health teachers are more likely to find a job in the education industry. Looking at health teacher statistics, we found was that Maryland, Connecticut, New York, Delaware and New Jersey are where health teachers find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about health teacher demographics? We analyzed 1,329 health teachers 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.

Health Teacher Diversity

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

Health Teacher Gender Ratio

Among health teachers, 54.7% of them are women compared to 41.5% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 54.7%
  • Male, 41.5%
  • Unknown, 3.8%

Health Teacher Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among health teachers is White, which makes up 74.7% of all health teachers. Comparatively, there are 11.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 74.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 11.2%
  • Black or African American, 7.9%
  • Asian, 3.8%
  • Unknown, 1.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Health Teachers

The chart below shows that 68.1% of health teachers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 8.5% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 2.1%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 68.1%
  • French, 8.5%
  • Portuguese, 2.1%
  • Chinese, 2.1%
  • Hawaiian, 2.1%
  • Other, 17.1%

Health Teacher 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 health teachers.

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

Health Teacher Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
46%
43%
41%
38%
36%
33%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Health Teacher 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 health teachers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Health Teacher

By looking over 1,329 health teachers resumes, we figured out that the average health teacher enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 33%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Health Teacher Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of health teacher employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of health teachers is 40+ years old, which represents 58% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Health Teachers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, auto collision repair instructor and automotive instructor have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Sewing Teacher6%86%
Special Education Preschool Teacher6%91%
Montessori Preschool Teacher9%90%
Health Teacher41%55%
Industrial Arts Teacher92%5%
Automotive Instructor92%4%
Auto Collision Repair Instructor96%4%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Auto Collision Repair Instructor
Automotive Instructor
Industrial Arts Teacher
Health Teacher
Montessori Preschool Teacher
Special Education Preschool Teacher
Sewing Teacher
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Health Teachers 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 health teachers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Library Technician6.75%
Proctor7.64%
Infant Lead Teacher8.29%
Middle School Special Education Teacher12.86%
Music Teacher13.03%
Health Teacher13.67%
Chemistry Tutor13.71%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Health Teacher?

male-income
Male Income
$145,748
female-income
Female Income
$132,982

Health Teacher Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and Hispanic or Latino men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$164,272
$157,000
$149,728
$142,457
$135,185
$127,913
$120,642
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Health Teacher 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
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
Bachelor's Degree$103,487
Master's Degree$143,248
Doctorate Degree$157,260

Health Teacher 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
$189,686
$173,473
$157,260
$141,047
$124,834
$108,622
$92,409
$76,196
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

Health Teacher Heatmaps

Where Do Health Teachers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where health teachers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Health Teachers Located?

By looking through more than 1,329 resumes, we found that the most popular places for health teachers are NY, New York and MD, Baltimore.

Number of Health Teachers

Health Teacher Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Health Teacher Work In

Employees with the health teacher job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most health teachers prefer to work at education companies over private companies.

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Education

Private

Government

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ health teachers. Those industries include education, non profits and health care.

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Education

Non Profits

Health Care

Hospitality

Manufacturing

Health Teacher Jobs