On-Air Director Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about on-air director demographics? We analyzed 816 on-air directors 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.

On-Air Director Diversity

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

On-Air Director Gender Ratio

Among on-air directors, 28.7% of them are women compared to 67.2% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 67.2%
  • Female, 28.7%
  • Unknown, 4.1%

On-Air Director Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among on-air directors is White, which makes up 70.8% of all on-air directors. Comparatively, there are 12.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.6% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 70.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 12.0%
  • Black or African American, 7.6%
  • Asian, 6.3%
  • Unknown, 3.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.1%

Foreign Languages Spoken By On-Air Directors

The chart below shows that 66.7% of on-air directors speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 16.7% and German is the third-most popular at 8.3%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 66.7%
  • French, 16.7%
  • German, 8.3%
  • Portuguese, 4.2%
  • Italian, 4.2%

On-Air Director 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 on-air directors.

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

On-Air Director Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the on-air director position over time.

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On-Air Director 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 on-air directors changed.

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Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of on-air directors based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For On-Air Director

By looking over 816 on-air directors resumes, we figured out that the average on-air director enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 38%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

On-Air Director Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of on-air director employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of on-air directors is 40+ years old, which represents 45% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of On-Air Directors with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, stuntman and professional baseball player have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Modern Dancer9%85%
Actress10%85%
Softball Player13%85%
On-Air Director67%29%
Baseball Scout93%2%
Professional Baseball Player94%3%
Stuntman94%1%
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Female
100%
75%
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0%
Stuntman
Professional Baseball Player
Baseball Scout
On-Air Director
Softball Player
Actress
Modern Dancer
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of On-Air Directors 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 on-air directors.

Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Pool Player11.50%
Impersonator16.44%
Modern Dancer20.85%
Chorus Master21.74%
Graphic Designer Internship27.16%
On-Air Director35.05%
Continuity Director37.57%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As On-Air Director?

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Male Income
$48,154
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Female Income
$47,040

On-Air Director Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$52,980
$51,239
$49,498
$47,758
$46,017
$44,276
$42,535
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

On-Air Director Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

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

Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
Bachelor's Degree$51,239
Master's Degree$53,064
Doctorate Degree$59,549

On-Air Director 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
$63,105
$59,549
$55,993
$52,437
$48,881
$45,324
$41,768
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

On-Air Director Heatmaps

Where Are On-Air Directors Located?

By looking through more than 816 resumes, we found that the most popular places for on-air directors are New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA.

Number of On-Air Directors

On-Air Director Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ on-air directors. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most on-air directors is the media industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire on-air directors.

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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 On-Air Director Work In

Employees with the on-air director job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most on-air directors prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Public

Private

Government

Education

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ on-air directors. Those industries include media, hospitality and retail.

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Media

Retail

Hospitality

Fortune 500

Manufacturing

On-Air Director Jobs