Party Hostess Statistics in the US

The average employee age for party hostesses is 22 years. The party hostess workforce reached a whopping 16,347 in 2020!

Among party hostesses, we discovered that 82.1% of them are women, while 13.2% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among party hostesses is White, which makes up 61.0% of all party hostesses. Comparatively, there are 18.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity. Party hostesses are also more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, party hostesses are more likely to find a job in the hospitality industry.

From where do we know all information about party hostess demographics? We analyzed 3,752 party hostesses 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.

Party Hostess Diversity

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

Party Hostess Gender Ratio

Among party hostesses, 82.1% of them are women compared to 13.2% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 82.1%
  • Male, 13.2%
  • Unknown, 4.7%

Party Hostess Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among party hostesses is White, which makes up 61.0% of all party hostesses. Comparatively, there are 18.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 61.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 18.7%
  • Black or African American, 11.9%
  • Asian, 5.2%
  • Unknown, 2.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Party Hostesss

The chart below shows that 71.0% of party hostesses speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 8.7% and Italian is the third-most popular at 2.9%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 71.0%
  • French, 8.7%
  • Italian, 2.9%
  • German, 2.2%
  • Greek, 2.2%
  • Other, 13.0%

Party Hostess 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 party hostesses.

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

Party Hostess Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the party hostess position over time.

Male
Female
21%
18%
15%
12%
9%
6%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Party Hostess 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 party hostesses changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of party hostesses based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Party Hostess

By looking over 3,752 party hostesses resumes, we figured out that the average party hostess enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 41%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Party Hostess Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of party hostess employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of party hostesses is 20-30 years old, which represents 42% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Party Hostesss with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, bus boy and banquet houseman have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Lunchroom Worker7%93%
Lead Hostess9%86%
Bar Hostess10%86%
Party Hostess13%82%
Dish Machine Operator85%13%
Banquet Houseman88%7%
Bus Boy90%7%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Bus Boy
Banquet Houseman
Dish Machine Operator
Party Hostess
Bar Hostess
Lead Hostess
Lunchroom Worker
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Party Hostesss 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 party hostesses.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Dish Up Person7.11%
Dining Room Host7.39%
Party Hostess8.08%
Deli Cook8.79%
Waitress9.75%
Fast Food Worker11.55%
Executive Chef14.60%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Party Hostess?

male-income
Male Income
$35,219
female-income
Female Income
$34,948

Party Hostess Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$37,258
$36,604
$35,951
$35,297
$34,643
$33,990
$33,336
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Party Hostess Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

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

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$36,323
Some College/ Associate Degree$40,853
Master's Degree$44,650
Bachelor's Degree$45,203

Party Hostess 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
$48,006
$45,203
$42,400
$39,596
$36,793
$33,990
$31,186
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Party Hostess Heatmaps

Where Are Party Hostesses Located?

By looking through more than 3,752 resumes, we found that the most popular places for party hostesses are TX, San Antonio and NY, New York.

Number of Party Hostesses

Party Hostess Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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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 Party Hostess Work In

Employees with the party hostess job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most party hostesses prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Private

Public

Government

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ party hostesses. Those industries include hospitality, retail and non profits.

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Hospitality

Retail

Non Profits

Health Care

Internet

Party Hostess Jobs