Tattoo Artist Statistics By Gender

Among Tattoo Artists, 25.0% of them are women compared to 75.0% which are men.

  • Male, 75.0%
  • Female, 25.0%

Tattoo Artists By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male75.0%
Female25.0%

Gender Pay Gap For Tattoo Artist

Women Earn $1.05 For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$58,114
female-income
Female Income
$61,153

Tattoo Artist Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the Tattoo Artist position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Tattoo Artist Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201083.32%16.68%
201185.65%14.35%
201284.99%15.01%
201384.68%15.32%
201484.06%15.94%
201570.39%29.61%
201672.82%27.18%
201772.08%27.92%
201871.99%28.01%
201974.04%25.96%

Tattoo Artist Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, Camp Boss and Valet have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Infant Childcare Provider3%97%
Daycare Owner4%96%
Professional Nanny5%95%
Tattoo Artist75%25%
Intramural Director82%18%
Valet85%15%
Camp Boss88%12%

Tattoo Artist Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among Tattoo Artists is White, which makes up 59.0% of all Tattoo Artists. Comparatively, there are 21.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.0% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 59.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 21.4%
  • Black or African American, 10.0%
  • Asian, 6.1%
  • Unknown, 2.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%

Tattoo Artist Race

Tattoo Artist RacePercentages
White59.0%
Hispanic or Latino21.4%
Black or African American10.0%
Asian6.1%
Unknown2.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.7%

Tattoo Artist Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among Tattoo Artists.

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

Tattoo Artist Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201063.31%9.18%5.38%18.56%
201162.84%7.31%4.63%20.18%
201259.28%9.34%4.61%22.30%
201360.47%9.51%4.85%21.71%
201462.40%10.45%4.79%19.00%
201559.09%12.57%4.94%19.47%
201661.53%9.49%5.62%19.47%
201761.16%8.83%5.60%19.74%
201858.69%11.49%5.42%20.55%
201958.98%10.02%6.11%21.38%

Tattoo Artist Wage Gap By Race

Unknown Tattoo Artists have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or African American Tattoo Artists have the lowest average salary at $51,894.
$64,000
$61,000
$58,000
$55,000
$52,000
$49,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$62,977
White$60,436
Black or African American$51,894
Asian$62,455
Hispanic or Latino$60,405

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Average Age of a Tattoo Artist

We determined the average age of Tattoo Artists based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Tattoo Artist Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Unknown2936
White3645
Black or African American4543.5
Asian4446.5
Hispanic or Latino28.538.5

Tattoo Artist Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of Tattoo Artist employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of Tattoo Artists is 40+ years old, which represents 50% of the population.

20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Tattoo Artist Age

Tattoo Artist YearsPercentages
20-30 years28%
30-40 years20%
40+ years50%

Types of Tattoo Artist Degree Levels

The most common degree for Tattoo Artists is High School Diploma 39% of Tattoo Artists earn that degree. A close second is Bachelor's Degree with 23% and rounding it off is Associate Degree with 20%.

  • High School Diploma, 39%
  • Bachelors, 23%
  • Associate, 20%
  • Diploma, 14%
  • Other Degrees, 4%

Tattoo Artists By Education

Tattoo Artist DegreePercentages
High School Diploma39%
Bachelors23%
Associate20%
Diploma14%
Other Degrees4%

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Tattoo Artist Wage Gap By Education

Tattoo Artists with a Bachelors degree earn more than those without, at $78,107 annually. With a Associate degree, Tattoo Artists earn a median annual income of $68,529 compared to $61,153 for Tattoo Artists with an High School Diploma degree.
$82,000
$78,000
$74,000
$70,000
$66,000
$62,000
$58,000
High School Diploma or Less
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$61,153
Bachelor's Degree$78,107
Some College/ Associate Degree$68,529

Tattoo Artist Employment Statistics

Company Size

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

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Tattoo Artist Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees16%
50 - 100 employees9%
100 - 500 employees16%
500 - 1,000 employees13%
1,000 - 10,000 employees34%
> 10,000 employees13%

Top Industries Hiring Tattoo Artists

Hospitality

Health Care

Manufacturing

Technology

Retail

Tattoo Artist Turnover And Employment Statistics

Tattoo 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 Tattoo Artists changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Tattoo Artist Unemployment Rate By Year

YearTattoo Artist Unemployment Rate
201010.30%
20119.67%
20129.93%
20139.00%
20149.06%
20156.16%
20166.01%
20176.24%
20185.94%
20195.11%

The Average Number of Years That Tattoo Artist Stay in a Job

By looking over 2,498 Tattoo Artists resumes, we figured out that the average Tattoo Artist enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 26%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Tattoo Artist Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year17%
1-2 years26%
3-4 years14%
5-7 years17%
8-10 years8%
11+ years17%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Tattoo 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 Tattoo Artists.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Children's Institution Attendant4.74%50,869
Companion6.19%56,851
Intramural Director8.62%1,837
Tattoo Artist9.75%
Fitting Supervisor10.02%4,093
Pet Care Specialist10.47%86,227
Dormitory Counselor11.45%33,456

Tattoo Artist LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Children's Institution Attendant4.74%50,869
Companion6.19%56,851
Intramural Director8.62%1,837
Fitting Supervisor10.02%4,093
Pet Care Specialist10.47%86,227
Dormitory Counselor11.45%33,456

Foreign Languages Spoken By Tattoo Artists

The most common foreign language among Tattoo Artists is Spanish at 64.9%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Portuguese at 5.4% and German is the third-most popular at 4.1%.

  • Spanish, 64.9%
  • Portuguese, 5.4%
  • German, 4.1%
  • French, 2.7%
  • Greek, 2.7%
  • Other, 20.2%

Tattoo Artist Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish64.9%
Portuguese5.4%
German4.1%
French2.7%
Greek2.7%
Other20.2%

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Where Do Tattoo Artists Earn The Most?

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

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