Religious Studies Professor Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about religious studies professor demographics? We analyzed 95 religious studies professors 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.

Religious Studies Professor Diversity

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

Religious Studies Professor Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among religious studies professors is White, which makes up 71.0% of all religious studies professors. Comparatively, there are 9.9% of the Asian ethnicity and 9.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

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  • White, 71.0%
  • Asian, 9.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 9.4%
  • Black or African American, 7.0%
  • Unknown, 2.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.2%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Religious Studies Professors

The chart below shows that 29.4% of religious studies professors speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 23.5% and German is the third-most popular at 11.8%.

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  • Spanish, 29.4%
  • French, 23.5%
  • German, 11.8%
  • Portuguese, 5.9%
  • Dutch, 5.9%
  • Other, 23.5%

Most Common Degree for Religious Studies Professor

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for religious studies professors. The most common degree for religious studies professors is bachelor's degree. In fact, 46% of religious studies professors earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 27% and rounding it off is doctoral degree with 11%.

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  • Bachelors degree, 46%
  • Masters degree, 27%
  • Doctorate degree, 11%
  • Associate degree, 3%
  • Other Degrees, 13%

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Religious Studies Professor 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 religious studies professors.

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

Religious Studies Professor Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the religious studies professor position over time.


Religious Studies Professor 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 religious studies professors changed.

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Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of religious studies professors based on ethnicity and gender.


Number Of Years On The Job For Religious Studies Professor

By looking over 95 religious studies professors resumes, we figured out that the average religious studies professor enjoys staying at their job for 3-4 years for a percentage of 27%.

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5-7 years

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Religious Studies Professor Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of religious studies professor employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of religious studies professors 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 Religious Studies Professors with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, diesel technology instructor and assistant professor of air conditioning and refrigeration have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Nutrition Professor12%87%
Adjunct Nursing Faculty12%85%
Decorating Instructor13%87%
Religious Studies Professor69%25%
Hvac/R Instructor90%4%
Assistant Professor Of Air Conditioning And Refrigeration94%3%
Diesel Technology Instructor95%4%
Diesel Technology Instructor
Assistant Professor Of Air Conditioning And Refrigeration
Hvac/R Instructor
Religious Studies Professor
Decorating Instructor
Adjunct Nursing Faculty
Nutrition Professor

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Religious Studies Professors 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 religious studies professors.

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Job Titleascdesc
Library Technician6.75%
Para Professional7.64%
Education Coordinator8.68%
Physics Teacher13.66%
Dance Instructor13.71%
Religious Studies Professor25.12%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Religious Studies Professor?

Male Income
Female Income

Religious Studies Professor Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino

Religious Studies Professor 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
Master's Degree$80,513
Doctorate Degree$109,783

Religious Studies Professor 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
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

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Where Do Religious Studies Professors Earn The Most?

The map here shows where religious studies professors earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

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Religious Studies Professor Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ religious studies professors. We found that the most common company type is education. In addition, the industry that employs the most religious studies professors is the education industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire religious studies professors.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

The Types Of Companies Religious Studies Professor Work In

Employees with the religious studies professor job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most religious studies professors prefer to work at education companies over private companies.

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Industry Concentration

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

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Non Profits

Health Care


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