Professional Poker Player Statistics By Gender

Among professional poker players, 7.8% of them are women compared to 89.9% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 89.9%
  • Female, 7.8%
  • Unknown, 2.3%
Job Title
GenderascdescPercentagesascdesc
Male
Male
89.9%
89.9%
Female
Female
7.8%
7.8%
Unknown
Unknown
2.3%
2.3%

Gender Pay Gap For Professional Poker Player

Women Earn 95¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man

male-income
Male Income
$80,370
female-income
Female Income
$76,098

Professional Poker Player Male to Female Ratio

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%
Professional Poker Player90%8%
Baseball Scout93%2%
Professional Baseball Player94%3%
Stuntman94%1%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Stuntman
Professional Baseball Player
Baseball Scout
Professional Poker Player
Softball Player
Actress
Modern Dancer
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Professional Poker Player Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among professional poker players is White, which makes up 81.2% of all professional poker players. Comparatively, there are 8.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.8% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 81.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 8.9%
  • Black or African American, 6.8%
  • Asian, 2.2%
  • Unknown, 1.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, -0.1%
Job Title
Professional Poker Player RaceascdescPercentagesascdesc
White
White
81.2%
81.2%
Hispanic or Latino
Hispanic or Latino
8.9%
8.9%
Black or African American
Black or African American
6.8%
6.8%
Asian
Asian
2.2%
2.2%
Unknown
Unknown
1.0%
1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native
American Indian and Alaska Native
-0.1%
-0.1%

Professional Poker Player Wage Gap By Race

$84,000
$82,000
$80,000
$78,000
$76,000
$74,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
Ethnicityascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Unknown$75,000
White$77,137
Black or African American$79,119
Asian$81,888
Hispanic or Latino$78,027

Professional Poker Player Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of professional poker player employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of professional poker players is 40+ years old, which represents 39% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Professional Poker Player YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
20-30 years
20-30 years
36%
36%
30-40 years
30-40 years
24%
24%
40+ years
40+ years
39%
39%

Types of Professional Poker Player Degree Levels

The most common degree for professional poker players is bachelor's degree 73% of professional poker players earn that degree. A close second is high school diploma with 8% and rounding it off is master's degree with 7%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors, 73%
  • High School Diploma, 8%
  • Masters, 7%
  • Associate, 6%
  • Other Degrees, 6%
Job Title
Professional Poker Player DegreeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Bachelors
Bachelors
73%
73%
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
8%
8%
Masters
Masters
7%
7%
Associate
Associate
6%
6%
Other Degrees
Other Degrees
6%
6%

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Professional Poker Player Wage Gap By Education

$98,000
$92,000
$86,000
$80,000
$74,000
$68,000
$62,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Doctorate Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
Educationascdesc
Salaryascdesc
High School Diploma or Less$67,389
Master's Degree$83,509
Bachelor's Degree$80,370
Doctorate Degree$95,462
Some College/ Associate Degree$75,818

Professional Poker Player Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Company SizeascdescPercentagesascdesc
100 - 500 employees
100 - 500 employees
17%
17%
500 - 1,000 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
33%
33%
1,000 - 10,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
17%
17%
> 10,000 employees
> 10,000 employees
33%
33%

The Types Of Companies Professional Poker Player Work In

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

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Public

Private

Government

Company TypeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Public
Public
25%
25%
Private
Private
50%
50%
Government
Government
25%
25%

Top Industries Hiring Professional Poker Players

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

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Hospitality

Media

Energy

Fortune 500

Internet

IndustryascdescPercentagesascdesc
Hospitality
Hospitality
29%
29%
Media
Media
14%
14%
Energy
Energy
14%
14%
Fortune 500
Fortune 500
14%
14%
Internet
Internet
14%
14%
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
14%
14%

Professional Poker Player Turnover And Employment Statistics

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

By looking over 260 professional poker players resumes, we figured out that the average professional poker player enjoys staying at their job for 11+ years for a percentage of 24%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Number or YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
Less than 1 year
Less than 1 year
4%
4%
1-2 years
1-2 years
19%
19%
3-4 years
3-4 years
23%
23%
5-7 years
5-7 years
21%
21%
8-10 years
8-10 years
9%
9%
11+ years
11+ years
24%
24%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Professional Poker 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 poker players.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Professional Poker Player4.63%
Double16.44%
Acrobatic Dancer20.85%
Gospel Singer21.74%
Set Designer27.16%
Co-Producer35.05%
Performer37.57%

ProfessionascdescPercentages of LGBT ascdesc
Double
Double
16.44%
16.44%
Acrobatic Dancer
Acrobatic Dancer
20.85%
20.85%
Gospel Singer
Gospel Singer
21.74%
21.74%
Set Designer
Set Designer
27.16%
27.16%
Co-Producer
Co-Producer
35.05%
35.05%
Performer
Performer
37.57%
37.57%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Professional Poker Players

The most common foreign language among professional poker players is Spanish at 45.5%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Portuguese at 9.1% and Japanese is the third-most popular at 9.1%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 45.5%
  • Portuguese, 9.1%
  • Japanese, 9.1%
  • French, 9.1%
  • Mandarin, 9.1%
  • Other, 18.1%
Job Title
Foreign LanguageascdescPercentagesascdesc
Spanish
Spanish
45.5%
45.5%
Portuguese
Portuguese
9.1%
9.1%
Japanese
Japanese
9.1%
9.1%
French
French
9.1%
9.1%
Mandarin
Mandarin
9.1%
9.1%
Other
Other
18.1%
18.1%

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