Market Analyst Statistics in the US

The average employee age for market analysts is 36 years. The market analyst workforce reached a whopping 33,063 in 2020!

Among market analysts, we discovered that 36.8% of them are women, while 56.1% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among market analysts is White, which makes up 68.5% of all market analysts. Comparatively, there are 13.0% of the Asian ethnicity and 10.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity. Market analysts are also more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies. Taking it a step further, market analysts are more likely to find a job in the finance industry.

From where do we know all information about market analyst demographics? We analyzed 4,299 market analysts 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.

Market Analyst Diversity

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

Market Analyst Gender Ratio

Among market analysts, 36.8% of them are women compared to 56.1% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 56.1%
  • Female, 36.8%
  • Unknown, 7.1%

Market Analyst Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among market analysts is White, which makes up 68.5% of all market analysts. Comparatively, there are 13.0% of the Asian ethnicity and 10.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 68.5%
  • Asian, 13.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 10.2%
  • Black or African American, 5.0%
  • Unknown, 3.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.2%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Market Analysts

The chart below shows that 28.5% of market analysts speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 13.8% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 10.9%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 28.5%
  • French, 13.8%
  • Chinese, 10.9%
  • Mandarin, 9.3%
  • German, 6.4%
  • Other, 31.1%

Market Analyst 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 market analysts.

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

Market Analyst Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the market analyst position over time.


Market Analyst 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 market analysts changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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


Number Of Years On The Job For Market Analyst

By looking over 4,299 market analysts resumes, we figured out that the average market analyst enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 42%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Market Analyst Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of market analyst employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of market analysts is 40+ years old, which represents 35% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Market Analysts with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, grain elevator worker and chief estimator have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Human Resources Administrative Assistant11%85%
Wedding Coordinator11%83%
Assistant To Human Resources Director12%83%
Market Analyst56%37%
Timber Buyer88%7%
Chief Estimator91%6%
Grain Elevator Worker91%8%
Grain Elevator Worker
Chief Estimator
Timber Buyer
Market Analyst
Assistant To Human Resources Director
Wedding Coordinator
Human Resources Administrative Assistant

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Market Analysts 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 market analysts.

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Job Titleascdesc
Print Buyer12.70%
Market Analyst14.22%
Employment Specialist16.05%
Merchandise Worker16.98%
Casualty Claims Supervisor19.42%
Health Program Analyst20.62%
Author's Agent23.56%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Market Analyst?

Male Income
Female Income

Market Analyst Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino

Market Analyst 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
Bachelor's Degree$58,788
Master's Degree$68,969
Doctorate Degree$70,293

Market Analyst 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
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

Market Analyst Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a market analyst can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of market analysts is $85,241. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Market Analysts Earn The Most?

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

Average Salary

Where Are Market Analysts Located?

By looking through more than 4,299 resumes, we found that the most popular places for market analysts are NY, New York and TX, Houston.

Number of Market Analysts

Where Are Market Analysts In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country market analysts are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Market Analyst Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ market analysts. We found that the most common company type is public. In addition, the industry that employs the most market analysts is the finance industry.

Company Size

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

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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 Market Analyst Work In

Employees with the market analyst job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most market analysts prefer to work at public companies over private companies.

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Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ market analysts. Those industries include finance, manufacturing and technology.

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