Professional Baseball Player Statistics By Gender

1.7% of professional baseball players are women and 98.3% of professional baseball players are men.

  • Male, 98.3%
  • Female, 1.7%

Professional Baseball Players By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male98.3%
Female1.7%

Gender Pay Gap For Professional Baseball Player

Women Earn 95¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$50,487
female-income
Female Income
$48,189

Professional Baseball Player Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the professional baseball player position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021

Professional Baseball Player Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201093.35%6.65%
201192.66%7.34%
201293.16%6.84%
201392.30%7.70%
201492.35%7.65%
201592.52%7.48%
201691.75%8.25%
201791.97%8.03%
201898.03%1.97%
201998.43%1.57%
202098.40%1.60%
202198.34%1.66%

Professional Baseball Player Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, 19d cavalry scout and baseball player have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Harpist8%92%
Actress8%92%
Modern Dancer8%92%
Professional Baseball Player98%2%
Assistant Varsity Football Coach98%2%
Baseball Player98%2%
19D Cavalry Scout99%1%

Professional Baseball Player Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among professional baseball players is White, which makes up 72.8% of all professional baseball players. Comparatively, there are 8.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity and 7.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

  • White, 72.8%
  • Black or African American, 8.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 7.5%
  • Unknown, 6.8%
  • Asian, 3.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3%

Professional Baseball Player Race

Professional Baseball Player RacePercentages
White72.8%
Black or African American8.9%
Hispanic or Latino7.5%
Unknown6.8%
Asian3.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.3%

Professional Baseball Player 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 professional baseball players.

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

Professional Baseball Player Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201080.64%6.39%3.67%6.58%
201179.62%6.91%3.79%6.52%
201280.05%5.32%4.41%6.71%
201377.41%6.27%3.84%8.32%
201478.39%6.67%3.59%7.89%
201579.26%5.55%3.97%8.32%
201675.87%7.34%4.47%8.50%
201777.01%6.59%3.84%8.29%
201880.88%6.74%2.17%8.91%
201978.07%6.76%3.93%7.20%
202076.90%5.84%3.05%9.64%
202172.83%8.90%3.75%7.49%

Professional Baseball Player Wage Gap By Race

Unknown professional baseball players have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or latino professional baseball players have the lowest average salary at $49,406.
$54,000
$53,000
$52,000
$51,000
$50,000
$49,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$52,426
White$49,665
Black or African American$49,712
Asian$51,295
Hispanic or Latino$49,406

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Professional Baseball Player Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of professional baseball player employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of professional baseball players is 20-30 years old, which represents 36% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Professional Baseball Player Age

Professional Baseball Player YearsPercentages
40+ years30%
30-40 years31%
20-30 years36%

Types of Professional Baseball Player Degree Levels

The most common degree for professional baseball players is bachelor's degree 82% of professional baseball players earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 11% and rounding it off is high school diploma with 4%.

  • Bachelors, 82%
  • Associate, 11%
  • High School Diploma, 4%
  • Masters, 3%
  • Other Degrees, 0%

Professional Baseball Players By Education

Professional Baseball Player DegreePercentages
Bachelors82%
Associate11%
High School Diploma4%
Masters3%
Other Degrees0%

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Professional Baseball Player Wage Gap By Education

Professional baseball players with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $59,431 annually. With a Bachelors degree, professional baseball players earn a median annual income of $59,134 compared to $49,243 for professional baseball players with an Associate degree.
$62,000
$59,000
$56,000
$53,000
$50,000
$47,000
$44,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$46,681
Master's Degree$59,431
Bachelor's Degree$59,134
Some College/ Associate Degree$49,243

Professional Baseball Player Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where professional baseball players work. We found most professional baseball players work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most professional baseball players is the hospitality industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire professional baseball players.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Professional Baseball Player Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees21%
50 - 100 employees29%
100 - 500 employees21%
500 - 1,000 employees13%
1,000 - 10,000 employees13%
> 10,000 employees3%

The Types Of Companies Professional Baseball Player Work In

Employees with the professional baseball player job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most professional baseball players prefer to work at private companies over education companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Professional Baseball Player Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education9%
Public6%
Private75%
Government9%

Top Industries Hiring Professional Baseball Players

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

Hospitality

Non Profits

Government

Health Care

Education

Professional Baseball Player Industry Statistics

Professional Baseball Player Turnover And Employment Statistics

Professional Baseball Player 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 professional baseball players changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Professional Baseball Player Unemployment Rate By Year

YearProfessional Baseball Player Unemployment Rate
201010.64%
201110.09%
20129.54%
20137.83%
20146.50%
20156.51%
20166.01%
20176.48%
20183.72%
20195.77%
20208.88%
20219.09%

The Average Number of Years That Professional Baseball Player Stay in a Job

By looking over 1,068 professional baseball players resumes, we figured out that the average professional baseball player enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 36%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Professional Baseball Player Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year29%
1-2 years36%
3-4 years16%
5-7 years12%
8-10 years3%
11+ years4%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Professional Baseball Players 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 professional baseball players.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Placing Judge5.42%51
Professional Baseball Player6.54%-
Soccer Coach7.62%14,483
Vocal Performer8.54%136
Entertainer13.74%274
Video Producer14.31%10,484
Choral Director30.45%4,783

Professional Baseball Player LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Placing Judge5.42%51
Soccer Coach7.62%14,483
Vocal Performer8.54%136
Entertainer13.74%274
Video Producer14.31%10,484
Choral Director30.45%4,783

Foreign Languages Spoken By Professional Baseball Players

The most common foreign language among professional baseball players is Spanish at 90.9%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Czech at 3.0% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 3.0%.

  • Spanish, 90.9%
  • Czech, 3.0%
  • Portuguese, 3.0%
  • French, 3.0%

Professional Baseball Player Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish90.9%
Czech3.0%
Portuguese3.0%
French3.0%

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Which State Has The Most Professional Baseball Players?

By looking through more than 1,068 resumes, we found that the most popular places for professional baseball players are San Francisco, CA and Houston, TX.

Number of Professional Baseball Players

Number Of Professional Baseball Player Jobs By State

RankStateNumber of JobsAverage Salary
1California1,383$60,886
2New York1,052$64,104
3Texas850$55,424
4Minnesota844$38,233
5Pennsylvania836$50,345
6Florida799$47,598
7Massachusetts767$66,446
8Illinois580$51,016
9Indiana577$35,356
10Ohio543$57,548
11New Jersey523$64,601
12Colorado484$36,160
13Wisconsin476$44,325
14North Carolina465$52,139
15Georgia427$46,559
16Michigan412$41,912
17Maryland371$64,849
18Virginia356$60,636
19Washington329$29,452
20Tennessee323$42,864
21Missouri305$38,482
22Iowa297$51,528
23Arizona294$57,051
24South Carolina287$47,844
25Oregon224$45,107
26Kentucky205$42,196
27Connecticut202$68,258
28Utah178$51,441
29Kansas178$48,032
30Alabama166$34,474
31Louisiana160$50,002
32Delaware148$66,708
33Maine148$40,102
34West Virginia137$48,629
35Oklahoma136$44,952
36Arkansas122$44,952
37Mississippi122$39,483
38Nevada115$56,874
39North Dakota109$56,906
40Nebraska102$37,280
41New Mexico90$52,214
42District of Columbia86$63,914
43Rhode Island79$67,683
44Idaho79$28,503
45Montana73$41,851
46New Hampshire70$64,508
47South Dakota70$44,725
48Hawaii68$49,964
49Wyoming58$41,039
50Alaska56$90,752
51Vermont49$60,889

Professional Baseball Player Demographics FAQs

How Many Professional Baseball Player Are There In The Us?

There are over 861 Professional Baseball Players in the United States.

What Percentage Of Professional Baseball Players Are Black?

8.9% of Professional Baseball Players are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Professional Baseball Players?

Most a are White, with 72.8% of Professional Baseball Players belonging to this ethnicity. 8.9% of Professional Baseball Players are Black or African American, 7.5% of Professional Baseball Players are Hispanic or Latino, 6.8% of Professional Baseball Players are Unknown, 3.7% of Professional Baseball Players are Asian, and 0.3% of Professional Baseball Players are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Professional Baseball Player Jobs Male - Dominated?

Yes, Professional Baseball Player jobs are male - dominated. 98% of Professional Baseball Players are male, and 1% are female, so there are more male Professional Baseball Players than female Professional Baseball Players in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Professional Baseball Player?

The average Professional Baseball Player is 36 years old. 30% of Professional Baseball Players are 40+ years old or older, 31% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 36% are between 20-30 years old

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