Sketch Artist Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about sketch artist demographics? We analyzed 115 sketch artists 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.

Sketch Artist Diversity

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

Sketch Artist Gender Ratio

Among sketch artists, 43.2% of them are women compared to 53.4% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 53.4%
  • Female, 43.2%
  • Unknown, 3.4%

Sketch Artist Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among sketch artists is White, which makes up 73.0% of all sketch artists. Comparatively, there are 11.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.3% of the Asian ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 73.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 11.5%
  • Asian, 8.3%
  • Black or African American, 3.4%
  • Unknown, 2.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.2%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Sketch Artists

The chart below shows that 25.0% of sketch artists speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Samoan at 12.5% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 12.5%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 25.0%
  • Samoan, 12.5%
  • Chinese, 12.5%
  • French, 12.5%
  • Persian, 12.5%
  • Other, 25.0%

Sketch Artist 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 sketch artists.

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

Sketch Artist Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the sketch artist position over time.

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Female
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80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Sketch Artist 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 sketch artists changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of sketch artists based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Sketch Artist

By looking over 115 sketch artists resumes, we figured out that the average sketch artist enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 43%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Sketch Artist Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of sketch artist employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of sketch artists is 40+ years old, which represents 51% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Sketch Artists with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, senior industrial designer and level designer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Fiber Artist11%82%
Floral Designer12%84%
Floral Manager13%83%
Sketch Artist53%43%
Exhibit Builder81%12%
Level Designer82%13%
Senior Industrial Designer83%9%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Senior Industrial Designer
Level Designer
Exhibit Builder
Sketch Artist
Floral Manager
Floral Designer
Fiber Artist
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Sketch Artists 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 sketch artists.

Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Assistant Basketball Coach11.50%
Actress16.44%
Dancer20.85%
Level Designer27.16%
Sketch Artist28.86%
Editor & Producer35.05%
Medium37.57%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Sketch Artist?

male-income
Male Income
$48,610
female-income
Female Income
$44,936

Sketch Artist Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and Hispanic or Latino men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$55,184
$52,357
$49,529
$46,702
$43,874
$41,047
$38,219
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Sketch Artist Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$42,607
Some College/ Associate Degree$49,746
Master's Degree$51,131
Bachelor's Degree$52,357

Sketch Artist 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
$56,413
$52,357
$48,301
$44,245
$40,189
$36,134
$32,078
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Sketch Artist Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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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 Sketch Artist Work In

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

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Private

Public

Education

Government

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ sketch artists. Those industries include retail, media and manufacturing.

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Retail

Fortune 500

Media

Manufacturing

Professional

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