Notary Public Statistics and Facts in the US
Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for Notary Publics 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 8,998 Notary Publics currently employed in the United States.
- 70.0% of all Notary Publics are women, while 25.0% are men.
- The average age of an employed Notary Public is 42 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of Notary Publics is White (62.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (18.8%) and Black or African American (9.1%).
- The majority of Notary Publics are located in CA, Los Angeles and CA, San Diego.
- Notary Publics are paid an average annual salary of $56,670.
- Notary Publics average starting salary is $21,000.
- In 2021, women earned 84% of what men earned.
- The top 10% of highest-paid Notary Publics earn as much as $147,000 or more.
- 10% of all Notary Publics are LGBT.
- Notary Publics are more likely to work at Private companies in comparison to Government companies.
Notary Public Statistics By Gender
Among Notary Publics, 70.0% of them are women compared to 25.0% which are men.
- Female, 70.0%
- Male, 25.0%
- Unknown, 5.0%
Gender Pay Gap For Notary Public
Women Earn 84¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Notary Public Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the Notary Public position over time.
Notary Public Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, Blueprint Reader and Recovery Operator have the biggest difference in gender.
|Key Punch Operator||9%||89%|
Notary Public Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among Notary Publics is White, which makes up 62.7% of all Notary Publics. Comparatively, there are 18.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.1% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 62.7%
- Hispanic or Latino, 18.8%
- Black or African American, 9.1%
- Asian, 6.0%
- Unknown, 2.6%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8%
|Notary Public Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||18.8%|
|Black or African American||9.1%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.8%|
Notary Public 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 Notary Publics.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Notary Public Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$55,493|
|Hispanic or Latino||$59,258|
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Average Age of a Notary Public
We determined the average age of Notary Publics based on ethnicity and gender.
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||45||45|
|Black or African American||41.5||42|
|Hispanic or Latino||35||39|
Notary Public Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of Notary Public employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of Notary Publics is 40+ years old, which represents 55% of the population.
|Notary Public Years||Percentages|
Types of Notary Public Degree Levels
The most common degree for Notary Publics is Bachelor's Degree 38% of Notary Publics earn that degree. A close second is Associate Degree with 27% and rounding it off is High School Diploma with 14%.
- Bachelors, 38%
- Associate, 27%
- High School Diploma, 14%
- Masters, 6%
- Other Degrees, 15%
|Notary Public Degree||Percentages|
|High School Diploma||14%|
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Notary Public Wage Gap By Education
|High School Diploma or Less||$48,839|
|Some College/ Associate Degree||$52,031|
Notary Public Employment Statistics
This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ Notary Publics. We found that the most common company type is Private. In addition, the industry that employs the most Notary Publics is the Finance industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire Notary Publics.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
|< 50 employees||7%|
|50 - 100 employees||6%|
|100 - 500 employees||18%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||16%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||31%|
|> 10,000 employees||22%|
The Types Of Companies Notary Public Work In
Employees with the Notary Public job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most Notary Publics prefer to work at Private companies over Government companies.
Top Industries Hiring Notary Publics
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ Notary Publics. Those industries include Finance, Government and Media.
Notary Public Turnover And Employment Statistics
Notary Public 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 Notary Publics changed.
- Unemployment rate
|Year||Notary Public Unemployment Rate|
The Average Number of Years That Notary Public Stay in a Job
By looking over 1,125 Notary Publics resumes, we figured out that the average Notary Public enjoys staying at their job for 11+ years for a percentage of 29%.
Less than one year
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||7%|
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Notary Publics 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 Notary Publics.
|Word Processing Specialist||5.32%|
|Data Entry Specialist||7.28%|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Notary Publics
The most common foreign language among Notary Publics is Spanish at 62.4%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 5.9% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 3.5%.
- Spanish, 62.4%
- French, 5.9%
- Portuguese, 3.5%
- Tagalog, 3.5%
- Russian, 3.5%
- Other, 21.2%