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Science Department Chairperson Demographics in the US

The average employee age for science department chairpeople is 45 years. The science department chairperson workforce reached a whopping 6,176 in 2020!

Among science department chairpeople, we discovered that 51.7% of them are women, while 43.1% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among science department chairpeople is White, which makes up 70.8% of all science department chairpeople. Comparatively, there are 9.9% of the Asian ethnicity and 9.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

Science Department Chairperson Statistics and Facts in the US

After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 6,176 science department chairpeople currently employed in the United States.
  • 51.7% of all science department chairpeople are women, while only 43.1% are men.
  • The average age of an employed science department chairperson is 45 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of science department chairpeople is White (70.8%), followed by Asian (9.9%) and Hispanic or Latino (9.4%).
  • The majority of science department chairpeople are located in IL, Chicago and NY, New York.
  • Science department chairpeople are most in-demand in Charlottesville, VA.
  • Science department chairpeople are paid an average annual salary of $60,728.
  • The education industry is the highest-paying for science department chairpeople.
  • Boston, MA pays an annual average wage of $70,537, the highest in the US.
  • Science department chairpeople average starting salary is $44,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 97% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid science department chairpeople earn as much as $83,000 or more.
  • 25% of all science department chairpeople are LGBT.
  • Alaska is the best state for science department chairpeople to live.
  • Science department chairpeople are more likely to work at education companies in comparison to private companies.

Science Department Chairperson Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among science department chairpeople is White, which makes up 70.8% of all science department chairpeople. Comparatively, there are 9.9% of the Asian ethnicity and 9.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 70.8%
  • Asian, 9.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 9.5%
  • Black or African American, 7.1%
  • Unknown, 2.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.2%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Science Department Chairpersons

The chart below shows that 44.7% of science department chairpeople speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Chinese at 6.4% and German is the third-most popular at 6.4%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 44.7%
  • Chinese, 6.4%
  • German, 6.4%
  • French, 6.4%
  • Mandarin, 6.4%
  • Other, 29.7%

Types of Science Department Chairperson Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for science department chairpeople. The most common degree for science department chairpeople is bachelor's degree. In fact, 58% of science department chairpeople earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 27% and rounding it off is doctoral degree with 4%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 58%
  • Masters degree, 27%
  • Doctorate degree, 4%
  • Associate degree, 3%
  • Other Degrees, 8%

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Science Department Chairperson Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire science department chairpeople.

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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 Science Department Chairperson Work In

Employees with the science department chairperson job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most science department chairpeople prefer to work at education companies over private companies.

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Government

Education

Private

Public

Top Industries Hiring Science Department Chairpeople

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ science department chairpeople. Those industries include education, non profits and professional.

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Education

Non Profits

Professional

Utilities

Government

Science Department Chairperson Diversity

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

Science Department Chairperson 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 science department chairpeople.

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

Science Department Chairperson Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the science department chairperson position over time.

Male
Female
56%
54%
51%
49%
46%
44%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Science Department Chairperson 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 science department chairpeople changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Average Age of a Science Department Chairperson Based On Race And Gender

We determined the average age of science department chairpeople based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

The Average Number of Years That Science Department Chairperson Stay in a Job

By looking over 869 science department chairpeople resumes, we figured out that the average science department chairperson enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 26%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Science Department Chairperson Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of science department chairperson employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of science department chairpeople is 40+ years old, which represents 65% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Science Department Chairperson Male to Female Ratio

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
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Nutrition Professor12%87%
Adjunct Nursing Faculty12%85%
Decorating Instructor13%87%
Science Department Chairperson43%52%
Hvac/R Instructor90%4%
Assistant Professor Of Air Conditioning And Refrigeration94%3%
Diesel Technology Instructor95%4%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Diesel Technology Instructor
Assistant Professor Of Air Conditioning And Refrigeration
Hvac/R Instructor
Science Department Chairperson
Decorating Instructor
Adjunct Nursing Faculty
Nutrition Professor
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Science Department Chairpersons 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 science department chairpeople.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Library Technician6.75%
Proctor7.64%
Technology Teacher/Technology Coordinator8.68%
Art Teacher13.03%
High School Science Teacher13.66%
Riding Instructor13.71%
Science Department Chairperson25.12%

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Science Department Chairperson Gender Pay Gap

male-income
Male Income
$62,963
female-income
Female Income
$61,363

Science Department Chairperson Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$64,537
$63,722
$62,907
$62,092
$61,277
$60,461
$59,646
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Science Department Chairperson 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
Master's Degree$62,103
Doctorate Degree$71,085

Science Department Chairperson 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
$73,741
$71,085
$68,429
$65,773
$63,117
$60,461
$57,806
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

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Where Do Science Department Chairpeople Earn The Most?

The map here shows where science department chairpeople earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

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Where Are Science Department Chairpeople Located?

By looking through more than 869 resumes, we found that the most popular places for science department chairpeople are IL, Chicago and NY, New York.

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