Learning Support Teacher Statistics in the US

The average employee age for learning support teachers is 43 years. The learning support teacher workforce reached a whopping 894,984 in 2020!

Among learning support teachers, we discovered that 72.3% of them are women, while 21.7% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among learning support teachers is White, which makes up 73.3% of all learning support teachers. Comparatively, there are 11.6% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.3% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of learning support teachers are located in PA, Philadelphia and GA, Atlanta.

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

From where do we know all information about learning support teacher demographics? We analyzed 2,220 learning support 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.

Learning Support Teacher Diversity

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

Learning Support Teacher Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among learning support teachers is White, which makes up 73.3% of all learning support teachers. Comparatively, there are 11.6% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.3% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

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  • White, 73.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 11.5%
  • Black or African American, 9.3%
  • Asian, 3.2%
  • Unknown, 1.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.0%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Learning Support Teachers

The chart below shows that 57.4% of learning support teachers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 10.2% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 4.6%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 57.4%
  • French, 10.2%
  • Portuguese, 4.6%
  • Chinese, 4.6%
  • Arabic, 3.7%
  • Other, 19.5%

Most Common Degree for Learning Support Teacher

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for learning support teachers. The most common degree for learning support teachers is bachelor's degree. In fact, 39% of learning support teachers earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 38% and rounding it off is associate degree with 7%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 56%
  • Masters degree, 20%
  • Certificate degree, 10%
  • Associate degree, 8%
  • Other Degrees, 6%

Learning Support 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 learning support teachers.

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

Learning Support Teacher Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
26%
24%
22%
19%
17%
15%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Learning Support 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 learning support teachers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Learning Support Teacher

By looking over 2,220 learning support teachers resumes, we figured out that the average learning support teacher enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 31%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Learning Support Teacher Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of learning support teacher employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of learning support 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 Learning Support 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%
Learning Support Teacher22%72%
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
Learning Support Teacher
Montessori Preschool Teacher
Special Education Preschool Teacher
Sewing Teacher
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Learning Support 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 learning support teachers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Library Technician6.75%
Proctor7.64%
Lead And Assistant Teacher8.29%
Bilingual Instructor13.03%
Secondary History Teacher13.66%
Academic Tutor13.71%
Learning Support Teacher17.79%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Learning Support Teacher?

male-income
Male Income
$55,272
female-income
Female Income
$53,342

Learning Support Teacher Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$61,284
$59,471
$57,658
$55,845
$54,032
$52,219
$50,406
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Learning Support 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$46,735
Master's Degree$57,394

Learning Support 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
$64,831
$61,112
$57,394
$53,676
$49,958
$46,240
$42,521
$38,803
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Learning Support Teacher Heatmaps

Where Do Learning Support Teachers Earn The Most?

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

Average Salary

Where Are Learning Support Teachers Located?

By looking through more than 2,220 resumes, we found that the most popular places for learning support teachers are PA, Philadelphia and GA, Atlanta.

Number of Learning Support Teachers

Where Are Learning Support Teachers In High Demand?

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

Jobs Openings

Learning Support Teacher Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire learning support 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 Learning Support Teacher Work In

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

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Public

Private

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 learning support teachers. Those industries include education, non profits and government.

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Education

Non Profits

Government

Manufacturing

Professional

Learning Support Teacher Jobs