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Senior Advisor Demographics in the US

The average employee age for senior advisors is 43 years. The senior advisor workforce reached a whopping 15,823 in 2020!

Among senior advisors, we discovered that 31.0% of them are women, while 64.7% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among senior advisors is White, which makes up 74.7% of all senior advisors. Comparatively, there are 8.7% of the Asian ethnicity and 7.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

Senior Advisor Statistics and Facts in the US

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

  • There are over 15,823 senior advisors currently employed in the United States.
  • 31.0% of all senior advisors are women, while only 64.7% are men.
  • The average age of an employed senior advisor is 43 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of senior advisors is White (74.7%), followed by Asian (8.7%) and Hispanic or Latino (7.8%).
  • The majority of senior advisors are located in DC, Washington and NY, New York.
  • Senior advisors are most in-demand in Bloomfield, CT.
  • Senior advisors are paid an average annual salary of $99,862.
  • Baltimore, MD pays an annual average wage of $135,012, the highest in the US.
  • Senior advisors average starting salary is $70,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 94% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid senior advisors earn as much as $140,000 or more.
  • Rhode Island is the best state for senior advisors to live.
  • Senior advisors are more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies.

Senior Advisor Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among senior advisors is White, which makes up 74.7% of all senior advisors. Comparatively, there are 8.7% of the Asian ethnicity and 7.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 74.7%
  • Asian, 8.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 7.8%
  • Black or African American, 6.1%
  • Unknown, 2.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Senior Advisors

The chart below shows that 40.4% of senior advisors speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 10.6% and Arabic is the third-most popular at 7.5%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 40.4%
  • French, 10.6%
  • Arabic, 7.5%
  • Chinese, 5.6%
  • Portuguese, 5.0%
  • Other, 30.9%

Types of Senior Advisor Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for senior advisors. The most common degree for senior advisors is bachelor's degree. In fact, 52% of senior advisors earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 15% and rounding it off is associate degree with 12%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 52%
  • Masters degree, 15%
  • Associate degree, 12%
  • High School Diploma degree, 4%
  • Other Degrees, 17%

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Senior Advisor Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ senior advisors. We found that the most common company type is public. In addition, the industry that employs the most senior advisors is the technology industry.

Company Size

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

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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 Senior Advisor Work In

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

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Top Industries Hiring Senior Advisors

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ senior advisors. Those industries include technology, finance and professional.

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Senior Advisor Diversity

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

Average Age of a Senior Advisor Based On Race And Gender

We determined the average age of senior advisors based on ethnicity and gender.


The Average Number of Years That Senior Advisor Stay in a Job

By looking over 11,459 senior advisors resumes, we figured out that the average senior advisor enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 37%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Senior Advisor Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of senior advisor employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of senior advisors is 40+ years old, which represents 60% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Senior Advisor Male to Female Ratio

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
Human Resources Administrative Assistant11%85%
Wedding Coordinator11%83%
Assistant To Human Resources Director12%83%
Senior Advisor65%31%
Timber Buyer88%7%
Chief Estimator91%6%
Grain Elevator Worker91%8%
Grain Elevator Worker
Chief Estimator
Timber Buyer
Senior Advisor
Assistant To Human Resources Director
Wedding Coordinator
Human Resources Administrative Assistant

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Senior Advisors 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 senior advisors.

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Job Titleascdesc
Buy Boat Operator12.70%
Senior Recruiting Specialist16.05%
Retail Buyer16.98%
Senior Advisor18.43%
Insurance Investigator19.42%
Senior Risk Analyst20.62%
Athletic Agent23.56%

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Senior Advisor Gender Pay Gap

Male Income
Female Income

Senior Advisor 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

Senior Advisor 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
Some College/ Associate Degree$103,844
Bachelor's Degree$116,459
Master's Degree$128,206
Doctorate Degree$139,624

Senior Advisor 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
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

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Where Do Senior Advisors Earn The Most?

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

Average Salary

Where Are Senior Advisors Located?

By looking through more than 11,459 resumes, we found that the most popular places for senior advisors are DC, Washington and NY, New York.

Number of Senior Advisors

Where Are Senior Advisors In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country senior advisors are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings