Learning Assistant Statistics and Facts in the US
Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for learning assistants 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 7,606 learning assistants currently employed in the United States.
- 54.5% of all learning assistants are women, while only 39.5% are men.
- The average age of an employed learning assistant is 44 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of learning assistants is White (61.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (17.1%) and Black or African American (9.6%).
- The majority of learning assistants are located in CO, Boulder and FL, Miami.
- Learning assistants are paid an average annual salary of $31,740.
- Learning assistants average starting salary is $22,000.
- In 2021, women earned 93% of what men earned.
- The top 10% of highest-paid learning assistants earn as much as $44,000 or more.
- 8% of all learning assistants are LGBT.
- Learning assistants are more likely to work at education companies in comparison to private companies.
Learning Assistant Statistics By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Learning Assistant
Women Earn 93¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man
Learning Assistant Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the learning assistant position over time.
Learning Assistant Male to Female Ratio
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.
|Lead Toddler Teacher||8%||88%|
|Certified Performance Technologist||74%||21%|
Learning Assistant Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among learning assistants is White, which makes up 61.8% of all learning assistants. Comparatively, there are 17.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.6% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 61.8%
- Hispanic or Latino, 17.1%
- Black or African American, 9.6%
- Asian, 7.8%
- Unknown, 2.4%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.3%
Learning Assistant 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 learning assistants.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Learning Assistant Wage Gap By Race
Average Age of a Learning Assistant
We determined the average age of learning assistants based on ethnicity and gender.
Learning Assistant Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of learning assistant employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of learning assistants is 40+ years old, which represents 65% of the population.
Types of Learning Assistant Degree Levels
Learning Assistant Wage Gap By Education
Learning Assistant Employment Statistics
This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ learning assistants. We found that the most common company type is education. In addition, the industry that employs the most learning assistants is the education industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire learning assistants.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
The Types Of Companies Learning Assistant Work In
Employees with the learning assistant job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most learning assistants prefer to work at education companies over private companies.
Top Industries Hiring Learning Assistants
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ learning assistants. Those industries include education, non profits and hospitality.
Learning Assistant Turnover And Employment Statistics
Learning Assistant 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 learning assistants changed.
- Unemployment rate
The Average Number of Years That Learning Assistant Stay in a Job
By looking over 3,802 learning assistants resumes, we figured out that the average learning assistant enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 45%.
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Learning Assistants 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 learning assistants.
|Sunday School Teacher||13.03%|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Learning Assistants
The most common foreign language among learning assistants is Spanish at 47.4%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 12.6% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 4.9%.
- Spanish, 47.4%
- French, 12.6%
- Chinese, 4.9%
- Russian, 4.2%
- German, 3.9%
- Other, 27.0%