Life Coach Statistics and Facts in the US
Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for Life Coaches 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 3,597 Life Coaches currently employed in the United States.
- 62.5% of all Life Coaches are women, while 31.9% are men.
- The average age of an employed Life Coach is 34 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of Life Coaches is White (67.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (13.5%) and Black or African American (9.2%).
- The majority of Life Coaches are located in NY, New York and GA, Atlanta.
- Life Coaches are paid an average annual salary of $38,105.
- Life Coaches average starting salary is $22,000.
- In 2021, women earned 98% of what men earned.
- The top 10% of highest-paid Life Coaches earn as much as $65,000 or more.
- 9% of all Life Coaches are LGBT.
- Life Coaches are more likely to work at Private companies in comparison to Education companies.
Life Coach Statistics By Gender
Among Life Coaches, 62.5% of them are women compared to 31.9% which are men.
- Female, 62.5%
- Male, 31.9%
- Unknown, 5.6%
Gender Pay Gap For Life Coach
Women Earn 98¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Life Coach Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the Life Coach position over time.
Life Coach Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, Stuntman and Professional Baseball Player have the biggest difference in gender.
|Professional Baseball Player||94%||3%|
Life Coach Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among Life Coaches is White, which makes up 67.5% of all Life Coaches. Comparatively, there are 13.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.2% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 67.5%
- Hispanic or Latino, 13.4%
- Black or African American, 9.2%
- Asian, 5.9%
- Unknown, 3.6%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.4%
|Life Coach Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||13.4%|
|Black or African American||9.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.4%|
Life Coach Race And Ethnicity Over Time
Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among Life Coaches.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Life Coach Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$41,821|
|Hispanic or Latino||$41,979|
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Average Age of a Life Coach
We determined the average age of Life Coaches based on ethnicity and gender.
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||33||34.5|
|Hispanic or Latino||28||26|
Life Coach Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of Life Coach employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of Life Coaches is 20-30 years old, which represents 32% of the population.
|Life Coach Years||Percentages|
Types of Life Coach Degree Levels
The most common degree for Life Coaches is Bachelor's Degree 55% of Life Coaches earn that degree. A close second is Master's Degree with 21% and rounding it off is Associate Degree with 13%.
- Bachelors, 55%
- Masters, 21%
- Associate, 13%
- High School Diploma, 6%
- Other Degrees, 5%
|Life Coach Degree||Percentages|
|High School Diploma||6%|
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Life Coach Wage Gap By Education
|High School Diploma or Less||$34,332|
|Some College/ Associate Degree||$36,114|
Life Coach Employment Statistics
This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ Life Coaches. We found that the most common company type is Private. In addition, the industry that employs the most Life Coaches is the Non Profits industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire Life Coaches.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
|< 50 employees||7%|
|50 - 100 employees||5%|
|100 - 500 employees||30%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||21%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||26%|
|> 10,000 employees||10%|
The Types Of Companies Life Coach Work In
Employees with the Life Coach job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most Life Coaches prefer to work at Private companies over Education companies.
Top Industries Hiring Life Coaches
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ Life Coaches. Those industries include Non Profits, Health Care and Professional.
Life Coach Turnover And Employment Statistics
Life Coach 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 Life Coaches changed.
- Unemployment rate
|Year||Life Coach Unemployment Rate|
The Average Number of Years That Life Coach Stay in a Job
By looking over 5,385 Life Coaches resumes, we figured out that the average Life Coach enjoys staying at their job for 5-7 years for a percentage of 22%.
Less than one year
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||15%|
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Life Coachs 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 Life Coaches.
|Professional Volleyball Player||14.59%|
|Technical Account Manager||16.02%|
|High School Music Director||21.16%|
|Theatre Ensemble Member||23.07%|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Life Coachs
The most common foreign language among Life Coaches is Spanish at 59.2%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 10.2% and German is the third-most popular at 4.6%.
- Spanish, 59.2%
- French, 10.2%
- German, 4.6%
- Portuguese, 3.6%
- Chinese, 3.1%
- Other, 19.3%