Optician Apprentice Statistics in the US

The average employee age for optician apprentices is 45 years. The optician apprentice workforce reached a whopping 54,181 in 2020! Among those workers, we discovered that 71.5% of them are women, while 24.5% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among optician apprentices is White, which makes up 70.8% of all optician apprentices. Comparatively, there are 14.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 5.4% of the Black or African American ethnicity. Optician apprentices are also more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, optician apprentices are more likely to find a job in the retail industry.

From where do we know all information about optician apprentice demographics? We analyzed 978 optician apprentices 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.

Optician Apprentice Diversity

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

Optician Apprentice Gender Ratio

Among optician apprentices, 71.5% of them are women compared to 24.5% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 71.5%
  • Male, 24.5%
  • Unknown, 4.0%

Optician Apprentice Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among optician apprentices is White, which makes up 70.8% of all optician apprentices. Comparatively, there are 14.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 5.4% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 70.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 14.8%
  • Black or African American, 5.4%
  • Asian, 5.4%
  • Unknown, 2.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Optician Apprentices

The chart below shows that 71.4% of optician apprentices speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Swedish at 4.8% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 4.8%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 71.4%
  • Swedish, 4.8%
  • Portuguese, 4.8%
  • Romanian, 4.8%
  • French, 4.8%
  • Other, 9.4%

Optician Apprentice 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 optician apprentices.

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

Optician Apprentice Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the optician apprentice position over time.

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Female
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2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
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2015
2016
2017
2018

Optician Apprentice 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 optician apprentices changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of optician apprentices based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Optician Apprentice

By looking over 978 optician apprentices resumes, we figured out that the average optician apprentice enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 47%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Optician Apprentice Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of optician apprentice employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of optician apprentices is 40+ years old, which represents 65% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Optician Apprentices with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, guitar technician and driver/technician have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Mammographer8%88%
Mammography Technician8%88%
Radiographer, Mammographer9%90%
Optician Apprentice25%72%
Armorer Technician87%12%
Driver/Technician88%9%
Guitar Technician92%5%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Guitar Technician
Driver/Technician
Armorer Technician
Optician Apprentice
Radiographer, Mammographer
Mammography Technician
Mammographer
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Optician Apprentices 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 optician apprentices.

Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Tissue Technician9.44%
Surgical Scrub Technician9.89%
Health Record Technician10.63%
Licensed Nurse Practitioner12.56%
Optician Apprentice14.40%
Medical Service Technician15.76%
Orthotic/Prosthetic Practitioner18.68%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Optician Apprentice?

male-income
Male Income
$38,699
female-income
Female Income
$34,974

Optician Apprentice Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$43,398
$41,887
$40,376
$38,865
$37,354
$35,843
$34,332
$32,821
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Optician Apprentice Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

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

Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$36,490
Bachelor's Degree$37,105
Master's Degree$38,804
Some College/ Associate Degree$39,898

Optician Apprentice 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
$42,680
$41,289
$39,898
$38,506
$37,115
$35,723
$34,332
$32,940
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Optician Apprentice Heatmaps

Where Are Optician Apprentices Located?

By looking through more than 978 resumes, we found that the most popular places for optician apprentices are Cincinnati, OH and Columbus, OH.

Number of Optician Apprentices

Where Are Optician Apprentices In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country optician apprentices are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Optician Apprentice Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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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 Optician Apprentice Work In

Employees with the optician apprentice job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most optician apprentices 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 optician apprentices. Those industries include retail, health care and manufacturing.

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Retail

Health Care

Fortune 500

Manufacturing

Insurance

Optician Apprentice Jobs