Museum Docent Statistics By Gender

Among Museum Docents, 57.3% of them are women compared to 36.6% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 57.3%
  • Male, 36.6%
  • Unknown, 6.1%
GenderPercentages
Female57.3%
Male36.6%
Unknown6.1%

Gender Pay Gap For Museum Docent

Women Earn 95¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$34,699
female-income
Female Income
$33,111

Museum Docent Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the Museum Docent position over time.

Male
Female
43%
40%
36%
33%
29%
26%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
YearMaleFemale
201035.95%64.05%
201134.13%65.87%
201232.23%67.77%
201338.83%61.17%
201431.38%68.62%
201532.79%67.21%
201631.77%68.23%
201732.40%67.60%
201835.95%64.05%
201938.97%61.03%

Museum Docent Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, Technician's Helper and Exhibit Technician have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job TitleMaleFemale
Elementary Librarian8%89%
Children's Librarian13%85%
High School Librarian16%79%
Museum Docent37%57%
Art Preparator71%24%
Exhibit Technician76%21%
Technician's Helper81%14%

Museum Docent Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among Museum Docents is White, which makes up 80.5% of all Museum Docents. Comparatively, there are 7.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 4.3% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 80.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 7.9%
  • Black or African American, 4.3%
  • Asian, 4.1%
  • Unknown, 2.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.2%
Museum Docent RacePercentages
White80.5%
Hispanic or Latino7.9%
Black or African American4.3%
Asian4.1%
Unknown2.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native1.2%

Museum Docent 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 Museum Docents.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201080.53%6.38%3.86%7.09%
201181.61%4.61%3.00%7.89%
201280.58%5.25%4.94%6.29%
201379.40%6.16%5.08%6.28%
201479.47%4.42%5.63%6.67%
201581.78%3.96%3.97%6.20%
201679.89%4.96%4.17%7.92%
201780.62%4.22%5.99%7.07%
201878.55%4.86%4.91%8.98%
201980.55%4.31%4.11%7.81%

Museum Docent Wage Gap By Race

$40,000
$38,000
$36,000
$34,000
$32,000
$30,000
White
Black or African American
Asian
Unknown
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
White$31,975
Black or African American$33,306
Asian$38,539
Unknown$32,754
Hispanic or Latino$32,952

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Average Age of a Museum Docent

We determined the average age of Museum Docents based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female
RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American45
Hispanic or Latino3935
White4741

Museum Docent Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of Museum Docent employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of Museum Docents is 40+ years old, which represents 57% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Museum Docent YearsPercentages
20-30 years12%
30-40 years31%
40+ years57%

Types of Museum Docent Degree Levels

The most common degree for Museum Docents is Bachelor's Degree 81% of Museum Docents earn that degree. A close second is Associate Degree with 8% and rounding it off is Master's Degree with 6%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors, 81%
  • Associate, 8%
  • Masters, 6%
  • High School Diploma, 4%
  • Other Degrees, 1%
Museum Docent DegreePercentages
Bachelors81%
Associate8%
Masters6%
High School Diploma4%
Other Degrees1%

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Museum Docent Wage Gap By Education

$39,000
$38,000
$37,000
$36,000
$35,000
$34,000
$33,000
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
EducationSalary
Bachelor's Degree$33,111
Master's Degree$37,844

Museum Docent Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees10%
50 - 100 employees3%
100 - 500 employees43%
500 - 1,000 employees7%
1,000 - 10,000 employees33%
> 10,000 employees3%

The Types Of Companies Museum Docent Work In

Employees with the Museum Docent job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most Museum Docents prefer to work at Education companies over Private companies.

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Education

Public

Government

Private

Company TypePercentages
Education60%
Public8%
Government12%
Private20%

Top Industries Hiring Museum Docents

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ Museum Docents. Those industries include Education, Non Profits and Government.

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Museum Docent Turnover And Employment Statistics

Museum Docent 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 Museum Docents changed.

  • Unemployment rate
YearMuseum Docent Unemployment Rate
20104.02%
20116.47%
20126.15%
20134.30%
20144.48%
20154.57%
20164.33%
20172.58%
20184.23%
20192.23%

The Average Number of Years That Museum Docent Stay in a Job

By looking over 264 Museum Docents resumes, we figured out that the average Museum Docent enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 37%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year28%
1-2 years37%
3-4 years12%
5-7 years12%
8-10 years6%
11+ years5%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Museum Docents 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 Museum Docents.

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Job TitleLGBT
Graduate Research Assistant6.04%
6th Grade Teacher9.52%
Law Librarian10.75%
Director Of Instruction12.94%
Museum Docent13.30%
Library Technician13.69%
Curriculum Specialist16.25%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Museum Docents

The most common foreign language among Museum Docents is Spanish at 34.9%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Russian at 11.6% and French is the third-most popular at 9.3%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 34.9%
  • Russian, 11.6%
  • French, 9.3%
  • German, 7.0%
  • Polish, 7.0%
  • Other, 30.2%
Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish34.9%
Russian11.6%
French9.3%
German7.0%
Polish7.0%
Other30.2%

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