The average employee age for math and science teachers is 42 years. The math and science teacher workforce reached a whopping 399,602 in 2020!

Among math and science teachers, we discovered that 55.6% of them are women, while 39.4% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among math and science teachers is White, which makes up 75.2% of all math and science teachers. Comparatively, there are 11.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.7% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of math and science teachers are located in NY, New York and TX, Houston.

Math and science teachers are more likely to work at education companies in comparison to private companies. Taking it a step further, math and science teachers are more likely to find a job in the education industry. Looking at math and science teacher statistics, we found was that Alaska, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland and Rhode Island are where math and science teachers find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about math and science teacher demographics? We analyzed 3,018 math and science 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.

## Math And Science Teacher Diversity

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

### Math And Science Teacher Gender Ratio

Among math and science teachers, 55.6% of them are women compared to 39.4% which are men.

- Female, 55.6%
- Male, 39.4%
- Unknown, 5.0%

### Math And Science Teacher Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among math and science teachers is White, which makes up 75.2% of all math and science teachers. Comparatively, there are 11.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.7% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

- White, 75.2%
- Hispanic or Latino, 11.0%
- Black or African American, 7.7%
- Asian, 3.7%
- Unknown, 1.9%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

### Foreign Languages Spoken By Math And Science Teachers

The chart below shows that 62.8% of math and science teachers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 8.5% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 4.9%.

- Spanish, 62.8%
- French, 8.5%
- Chinese, 4.9%
- German, 4.9%
- Arabic, 4.3%
- Other, 14.6%

### Math And Science 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 math and science teachers.

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

### Math And Science Teacher Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the math and science teacher position over time.

### Math And Science 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 math and science teachers changed.

- Unemployment rate

### Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of math and science teachers based on ethnicity and gender.

### Number Of Years On The Job For Math And Science Teacher

By looking over 3,018 math and science teachers resumes, we figured out that the average math and science teacher enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 35%.

### Math And Science Teacher Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of math and science teacher employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of math and science teachers is 40+ years old, which represents 58% of the population.

### Comparing The Gender Ratio of Math And Science 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.

Sewing Teacher | 6% | 86% |

Special Education Preschool Teacher | 6% | 91% |

Montessori Preschool Teacher | 9% | 90% |

Math And Science Teacher | 39% | 56% |

Industrial Arts Teacher | 92% | 5% |

Automotive Instructor | 92% | 4% |

Auto Collision Repair Instructor | 96% | 4% |

### Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Math And Science 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 math and science teachers.

### How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Math And Science Teacher?

### Math And Science Teacher Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and Hispanic or Latino men make more money compared to others.

- Male
- Female

### Math And Science Teacher Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

Bachelor's Degree | $48,253 |

Master's Degree | $53,596 |

Doctorate Degree | $55,236 |

### Math And Science 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