Infant Teacher Statistics in the US

The average employee age for infant teachers is 44 years. The infant teacher workforce reached a whopping 485,189 in 2020!

Among infant teachers, we discovered that 89.0% of them are women, while 7.7% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among infant teachers is White, which makes up 63.8% of all infant teachers. Comparatively, there are 15.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.7% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of infant teachers are located in OH, Columbus and TX, Houston.

Infant teachers are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to education companies. Taking it a step further, infant teachers are more likely to find a job in the non profits industry. Looking at infant teacher statistics, we found was that Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Washington and California are where infant teachers find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about infant teacher demographics? We analyzed 7,963 infant 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.

Infant Teacher Diversity

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

Infant Teacher Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among infant teachers is White, which makes up 63.8% of all infant teachers. Comparatively, there are 15.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.7% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

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  • White, 63.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 15.2%
  • Black or African American, 10.7%
  • Asian, 7.3%
  • Unknown, 2.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.0%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Infant Teachers

The chart below shows that 78.0% of infant teachers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 4.8% and Cantonese is the third-most popular at 2.4%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 78.0%
  • French, 4.8%
  • Cantonese, 2.4%
  • German, 1.8%
  • Russian, 1.8%
  • Other, 11.2%

Most Common Degree for Infant Teacher

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for infant teachers. The most common degree for infant teachers is bachelor's degree. In fact, 26% of infant teachers earn that degree. A close second is high school diploma with 22% and rounding it off is associate degree with 20%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 26%
  • High School Diploma degree, 22%
  • Associate degree, 20%
  • Diploma degree, 6%
  • Other Degrees, 26%

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Infant 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 infant teachers.

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

Infant Teacher Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
19%
16%
13%
9%
6%
3%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Infant 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 infant teachers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Infant Teacher

By looking over 7,963 infant teachers resumes, we figured out that the average infant teacher enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 36%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Infant Teacher Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of infant teacher employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of infant teachers is 40+ years old, which represents 65% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Infant Teachers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, torque tester and agriculture consultant have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Infant Teacher8%89%
Lead Toddler Teacher8%88%
Nursery Teacher9%88%
Certified Performance Technologist74%21%
Agriculture Consultant79%15%
Torque Tester81%19%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Torque Tester
Agriculture Consultant
Certified Performance Technologist
Nursery Teacher
Lead Toddler Teacher
Infant Teacher
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Infant 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 infant teachers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Library Technician6.75%
Infant Teacher7.64%
Lead Performance Support Analyst8.68%
Long Term Substitute Teacher13.03%
Physics Teacher13.66%
Dance Teacher13.71%
Certified Instructor25.12%

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

male-income
Male Income
$27,270
female-income
Female Income
$26,136

Infant 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
$28,372
$27,806
$27,240
$26,674
$26,109
$25,543
$24,977
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Infant 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
High School Diploma or Less$26,650
Some College/ Associate Degree$26,693
Bachelor's Degree$27,352
Master's Degree$28,623

Infant 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
$29,393
$28,623
$27,853
$27,083
$26,313
$25,543
$24,773
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Infant Teacher Heatmaps

Where Do Infant Teachers Earn The Most?

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

Average Salary

Where Are Infant Teachers Located?

By looking through more than 7,963 resumes, we found that the most popular places for infant teachers are OH, Columbus and TX, Houston.

Number of Infant Teachers

Where Are Infant Teachers In High Demand?

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

Jobs Openings

Infant Teacher Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire infant 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 Infant Teacher Work In

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

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Private

Public

Education

Government

Industry Concentration

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

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Non Profits

Hospitality

Manufacturing

Health Care

Professional

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