Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for martial arts instructors 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 11,176 martial arts instructors currently employed in the United States.
- 20.7% of all martial arts instructors are women, while 79.3% are men.
- The average age of an employed martial arts instructor is 43 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of martial arts instructors is White (60.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (15.8%), Black or African American (10.3%) and Asian (7.0%).
- In 2021, women earned 95% of what men earned.
- 12% of all martial arts instructors are LGBT.
- Martial arts instructors are 60% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to education companies.
Martial Arts Instructor Statistics By Gender
20.7% of martial arts instructors are women and 79.3% of martial arts instructors are men.
- Male, 79.3%
- Female, 20.7%
Martial Arts Instructors By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Martial Arts Instructor
Women Earn 95¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Martial Arts Instructor Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the martial arts instructor position over time.
Martial Arts Instructor Gender By Year
Martial Arts Instructor Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, guitar instructor and rescue instructor have the biggest difference in gender.
|Early Childhood Education Instructor||6%||94%|
|Horseback Riding Instructor||12%||88%|
|Martial Arts Instructor||79%||21%|
Martial Arts Instructor Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among martial arts instructors is White, which makes up 60.6% of all martial arts instructors. Comparatively, there are 15.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.3% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 60.6%
- Hispanic or Latino, 15.8%
- Black or African American, 10.3%
- Asian, 7.0%
- Unknown, 5.7%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6%
Martial Arts Instructor Race
|Martial Arts Instructor Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||15.8%|
|Black or African American||10.3%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.6%|
Martial Arts Instructor 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 martial arts instructors.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Martial Arts Instructor Race By Year
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Martial Arts Instructor Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$33,815|
|Hispanic or Latino||$35,048|
Average Age of a Martial Arts Instructor
We determined the average age of martial arts instructors based on ethnicity and gender.
Martial Arts Instructor Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||43||45|
|Hispanic or Latino||39||38|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||47|
Martial Arts Instructor Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of martial arts instructor employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of martial arts instructors is 40+ years old, which represents 59% of the population.
Martial Arts Instructor Age
|Martial Arts Instructor Years||Percentages|
Types of Martial Arts Instructor Degree Levels
The most common degree for martial arts instructors is bachelor's degree 54% of martial arts instructors earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 19% and rounding it off is high school diploma with 13%.
- Bachelors, 54%
- Associate, 19%
- High School Diploma, 13%
- Masters, 8%
- Other Degrees, 6%
Martial Arts Instructors By Education
|Martial Arts Instructor Degree||Percentages|
|High School Diploma||13%|
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Martial Arts Instructor Wage Gap By Education
|High School Diploma or Less||$31,783|
|Some College/ Associate Degree||$34,412|
Martial Arts Instructor Employment Statistics
This section highlights information about where martial arts instructors work. We found most martial arts instructors work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most martial arts instructors is the education industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire martial arts instructors.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
Martial Arts Instructor Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||16%|
|50 - 100 employees||25%|
|100 - 500 employees||21%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||4%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||27%|
|> 10,000 employees||8%|
The Types Of Companies Martial Arts Instructor Work In
Employees with the martial arts instructor job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most martial arts instructors prefer to work at private companies over education companies.
Martial Arts Instructor Jobs By Sector
Top Industries Hiring Martial Arts Instructors
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ martial arts instructors. Those industries include education, health care and non profits.
Martial Arts Instructor Industry Statistics
Martial Arts Instructor Turnover And Employment Statistics
Martial Arts Instructor 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 martial arts instructors changed.
- Unemployment rate
Martial Arts Instructor Unemployment Rate By Year
|Year||Martial Arts Instructor Unemployment Rate|
The Average Number of Years That Martial Arts Instructor Stay in a Job
By looking over 3,234 martial arts instructors resumes, we figured out that the average martial arts instructor enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 23%.
Less than one year
Martial Arts Instructor Tenure
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||10%|
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Martial Arts Instructors 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 martial arts instructors.
|Job Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Martial Arts Instructor||11.80%||-|
|Instructor Of Spanish||12.94%||25,516|
Martial Arts Instructor LGBT Demographics
|Profession||Percentages of LGBT||Job Openings|
|Instructor Of Spanish||12.94%||25,516|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Martial Arts Instructors
The most common foreign language among martial arts instructors is Spanish at 38.7%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 8.2% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 7.8%.
- Spanish, 38.7%
- French, 8.2%
- Chinese, 7.8%
- Thai, 7.0%
- Japanese, 5.9%
- Other, 32.4%
Martial Arts Instructor Languages Spoken