Knitter Statistics and Facts in the US

Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for Knitters 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 5,177 Knitters currently employed in the United States.
  • 69.6% of all Knitters are women, while 27.3% are men.
  • The average age of an employed Knitter is 49 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of Knitters is White (54.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (19.2%) and Black or African American (16.2%).
  • The majority of Knitters are located in NC, Mount Airy and NC, Lumberton.
  • Knitters are most in-demand in Graham, NC.
  • Knitters are paid an average annual salary of $16,772.
  • The Internet industry is the highest-paying for Knitters.
  • Burlington, NC pays an annual average wage of $18,908, the highest in the US.
  • Knitters average starting salary is $14,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 98% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid Knitters earn as much as $19,000 or more.
  • 9% of all Knitters are LGBT.
  • Alaska is the best state for Knitters to live.
  • Knitters are more likely to work at None companies in comparison to None companies.

Knitter Statistics By Gender

Among Knitters, 69.6% of them are women compared to 27.3% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 69.6%
  • Male, 27.3%
  • Unknown, 3.1%
GenderPercentages
Female69.6%
Male27.3%
Unknown3.1%

Gender Pay Gap For Knitter

Women Earn 98¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$16,942
female-income
Female Income
$16,593

Knitter Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, Cloth Doffer and Edger Machine Operator have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job TitleMaleFemale
Custom Seamstress3%95%
Laundress5%86%
Seamstress9%88%
Knitter27%70%
Flat Bed Operator87%11%
Edger Machine Operator88%9%
Cloth Doffer89%11%

Knitter Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among Knitters is White, which makes up 54.3% of all Knitters. Comparatively, there are 19.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 16.2% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 54.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 19.2%
  • Black or African American, 16.2%
  • Asian, 7.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.0%
  • Unknown, 1.3%
Knitter RacePercentages
White54.3%
Hispanic or Latino19.2%
Black or African American16.2%
Asian7.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native2.0%
Unknown1.3%

Knitter Wage Gap By Race

White Knitters have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Unknown Knitters have the lowest average salary at $16,724.
$18,000
$17,000
$16,000
White
Black or African American
Asian
Unknown
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
White$16,814
Black or African American$16,785
Asian$16,731
Unknown$16,724
Hispanic or Latino$16,783

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Average Age of a Knitter

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

Male
Female
RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American5654.5
Hispanic or Latino5049.5
White4654

Knitter Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of Knitter employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of Knitters is 40+ years old, which represents 79% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Knitter YearsPercentages
20-30 years7%
30-40 years14%
40+ years79%

Types of Knitter Degree Levels

The most common degree for Knitters is High School Diploma 54% of Knitters earn that degree. A close second is Diploma with 17% and rounding it off is Associate Degree with 13%.

Job Title
  • High School Diploma, 54%
  • Diploma, 17%
  • Associate, 13%
  • Bachelors, 7%
  • Other Degrees, 9%
Knitter DegreePercentages
High School Diploma54%
Diploma17%
Associate13%
Bachelors7%
Other Degrees9%

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Knitter Wage Gap By Education

$18,000
$17,000
$16,000
No Education
High School Diploma or Less
EducationSalary
No Education$16,462
High School Diploma or Less$16,593

Knitter Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ Knitters. We found that the most common company type is None. In addition, the industry that employs the most Knitters is the Retail industry.

Company Size

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

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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 employees8%
50 - 100 employees8%
100 - 500 employees19%
500 - 1,000 employees28%
1,000 - 10,000 employees23%
> 10,000 employees15%

Top Industries Hiring Knitters

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

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Knitter Turnover And Employment Statistics

The Average Number of Years That Knitter Stay in a Job

By looking over 589 Knitters resumes, we figured out that the average Knitter enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 26%.

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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 year20%
1-2 years26%
3-4 years18%
5-7 years15%
8-10 years6%
11+ years15%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Knitters 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 Knitters.

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Job TitleLGBT
Water Treatment Operator2.37%
Ironer2.66%
Fringing Machine Operator2.73%
Alteration Hand3.41%
Dry Dip Worker5.06%
Seat Nailer5.44%
Knitter9.20%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Knitters

Job Title
  • Spanish, 100.0%
Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish100.0%

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Where Do Knitters Earn The Most?

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

Average Salary