Helper Statistics in the US

The average employee age for helpers is 33 years. The helper workforce reached a whopping 120,921 in 2020!

Among helpers, we discovered that 24.6% of them are women, while 71.2% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among helpers is White, which makes up 57.7% of all helpers. Comparatively, there are 29.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.0% of the Black or African American ethnicity. Helpers are also more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, helpers are more likely to find a job in the construction industry.

From where do we know all information about helper demographics? We analyzed 57,990 helpers 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.

Helper Diversity

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

Helper Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among helpers is White, which makes up 57.7% of all helpers. Comparatively, there are 29.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.0% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 57.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 29.2%
  • Black or African American, 6.0%
  • Unknown, 3.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.1%
  • Asian, 1.8%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Helpers

The chart below shows that 70.0% of helpers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 6.4% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 2.4%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 70.0%
  • French, 6.4%
  • Chinese, 2.4%
  • Japanese, 2.4%
  • German, 2.3%
  • Other, 16.5%

Most Common Degree for Helper

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for helpers. The most common degree for helpers is high school diploma. In fact, 53% of helpers earn that degree. A close second is bachelor's degree with 14% and rounding it off is associate degree with 13%.

Job Title
  • High School Diploma degree, 38%
  • Certificate degree, 31%
  • Bachelors degree, 11%
  • Associate degree, 10%
  • Other Degrees, 10%

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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

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Number Of Years On The Job For Helper

By looking over 57,990 helpers resumes, we figured out that the average helper enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 44%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Helper Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of helper employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of helpers is 20-30 years old, which represents 42% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Helpers with Other Job Titles

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Helper71%25%
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Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Helpers 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 helpers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Site Supervisor3.74%
Helper4.79%
Heavy Equipment Operator And Foreman5.55%
Flooring Installer6.99%
Chief Inspector7.48%
Fence Builder8.33%
Maintenance Painter9.34%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Helper?

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Male Income
$28,390
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Female Income
$28,008

Helper Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$33,073
$31,909
$30,746
$29,582
$28,418
$27,254
$26,091
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Helper 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
High School Diploma or Less$31,909
Bachelor's Degree$32,294
Some College/ Associate Degree$39,300

Helper Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

    $42,219
    $39,300
    $36,381
    $33,463
    $30,544
    $27,626
    $24,707
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Where Do Helpers Earn The Most?

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

    Average Salary

    Where Are Helpers Located?

    By looking through more than 57,990 resumes, we found that the most popular places for helpers are NY, New York and TX, Houston.

    Number of Helpers

    Where Are Helpers In High Demand?

    We looked over job openings to determine where in the country helpers are in the most demand.

    Jobs Openings

    Helper Employment Statistics

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

    Company Size

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

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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 Helper Work In

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

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    Public

    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 helpers. Those industries include construction, manufacturing and retail.

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    Construction

    Manufacturing

    Retail

    Fortune 500

    Professional

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