Programming Specialist Statistics in the US

The average employee age for programming specialists is 44 years. The programming specialist workforce reached a whopping 13,803 in 2020!

Among programming specialists, we discovered that 65.1% of them are women, while 29.8% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among programming specialists is White, which makes up 67.4% of all programming specialists. Comparatively, there are 13.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.6% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of programming specialists are located in DC, Washington and NY, New York.

Programming specialists are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to government companies. Taking it a step further, programming specialists are more likely to find a job in the non profits industry. Looking at programming specialist statistics, we found was that New Jersey, California, Connecticut, Hawaii and Maryland are where programming specialists find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about programming specialist demographics? We analyzed 23,082 programming specialists 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.

Programming Specialist Diversity

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

Programming Specialist Gender Ratio

Among programming specialists, 65.1% of them are women compared to 29.8% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 65.1%
  • Male, 29.8%
  • Unknown, 5.1%

Programming Specialist Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among programming specialists is White, which makes up 67.4% of all programming specialists. Comparatively, there are 13.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.6% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 67.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 13.5%
  • Black or African American, 10.6%
  • Asian, 4.4%
  • Unknown, 3.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Programming Specialists

The chart below shows that 62.6% of programming specialists speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 11.0% and German is the third-most popular at 3.0%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 62.6%
  • French, 11.0%
  • German, 3.0%
  • Russian, 2.9%
  • Mandarin, 2.6%
  • Other, 17.9%

Programming Specialist 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 programming specialists.

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

Programming Specialist Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the programming specialist position over time.

Male
Female
51%
49%
46%
44%
41%
39%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Programming Specialist 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 programming specialists changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of programming specialists based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Programming Specialist

By looking over 23,082 programming specialists resumes, we figured out that the average programming specialist enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 34%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Programming Specialist Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of programming specialist employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of programming specialists is 40+ years old, which represents 62% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Programming Specialists with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, grain elevator worker and chief estimator have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Human Resources Administrative Assistant11%85%
Wedding Coordinator11%83%
Assistant To Human Resources Director12%83%
Programming Specialist30%65%
Timber Buyer88%7%
Chief Estimator91%6%
Grain Elevator Worker91%8%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Grain Elevator Worker
Chief Estimator
Timber Buyer
Programming Specialist
Assistant To Human Resources Director
Wedding Coordinator
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Programming Specialists 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 programming specialists.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Landman12.70%
Executive Search Consultant16.05%
Associate Buyer16.98%
Claims Supervisor19.42%
Process Consultant20.62%
Music Agent23.56%
Programming Specialist33.95%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Programming Specialist?

male-income
Male Income
$58,652
female-income
Female Income
$54,387

Programming Specialist Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$64,961
$62,542
$60,123
$57,704
$55,285
$52,866
$50,447
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Programming Specialist 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$48,040
Some College/ Associate Degree$49,669
Bachelor's Degree$57,994
Master's Degree$64,808
Doctorate Degree$69,812

Programming Specialist 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
$82,823
$76,318
$69,812
$63,307
$56,802
$50,297
$43,792
$37,286
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

Programming Specialist Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a programming specialist can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of programming specialists is $74,193. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Programming Specialists Earn The Most?

The map here shows where programming specialists earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Programming Specialists Located?

By looking through more than 23,082 resumes, we found that the most popular places for programming specialists are DC, Washington and NY, New York.

Number of Programming Specialists

Where Are Programming Specialists In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country programming specialists are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Programming Specialist Employment Statistics

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

What Percentage Of Programming Specialist Jobs Are Remote?

0.7% Remote

Freelance, outsourced or remote workers who spend much of their time working from home.

99.3% On-Site

Some of the vacancies require to stay on-site without possibility of working remotely.

Company Size

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

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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 Programming Specialist Work In

Employees with the programming specialist job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most programming specialists prefer to work at private companies over government companies.

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Private

Government

Public

Education

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ programming specialists. Those industries include non profits, government and health care.

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Non Profits

Government

Health Care

Fortune 500

Technology

Programming Specialist Jobs