Teaching Associate Statistics and Facts in the US
Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for teaching associates in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:
- There are over 120,929 teaching associates currently employed in the United States.
- 50.5% of all teaching associates are women, while only 40.5% are men.
- The average age of an employed teaching associate is 44 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of teaching associates is White (56.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (16.8%) and Asian (11.7%).
- The majority of teaching associates are located in CA, Los Angeles and CA, San Diego.
- Teaching associates are paid an average annual salary of $57,424.
- Teaching associates average starting salary is $35,000.
- In 2021, women earned 91% of what men earned.
- The top 10% of highest-paid teaching associates earn as much as $91,000 or more.
- 8% of all teaching associates are LGBT.
- Teaching associates are more likely to work at education companies in comparison to private companies.
Teaching Associate Statistics By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Teaching Associate
Women Earn 91¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man
Teaching Associate Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the teaching associate position over time.
Teaching Associate 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.
|Adjunct Nursing Faculty||12%||85%|
|Assistant Professor Of Air Conditioning And Refrigeration||94%||3%|
|Diesel Technology Instructor||95%||4%|
Teaching Associate Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among teaching associates is White, which makes up 56.7% of all teaching associates. Comparatively, there are 16.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.7% of the Asian ethnicity.
- White, 56.7%
- Hispanic or Latino, 16.8%
- Asian, 11.7%
- Black or African American, 11.4%
- Unknown, 2.3%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.1%
Teaching Associate 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 teaching associates.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Teaching Associate Wage Gap By Race
Average Age of a Teaching Associate
We determined the average age of teaching associates based on ethnicity and gender.
Teaching Associate Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of teaching associate employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of teaching associates is 40+ years old, which represents 65% of the population.
Types of Teaching Associate Degree Levels
The most common degree for teaching associates is bachelor's degree 67% of teaching associates earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 23% and rounding it off is associate degree with 4%.
- Bachelors, 67%
- Masters, 23%
- Associate, 4%
- Doctorate, 4%
- Other Degrees, 2%
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Teaching Associate Wage Gap By Education
Teaching Associate Employment Statistics
This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ teaching associates. We found that the most common company type is education. In addition, the industry that employs the most teaching associates is the education industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire teaching associates.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
The Types Of Companies Teaching Associate Work In
Employees with the teaching associate job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most teaching associates prefer to work at education companies over private companies.
Top Industries Hiring Teaching Associates
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ teaching associates. Those industries include education, non profits and health care.
Teaching Associate Turnover And Employment Statistics
Teaching Associate 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 teaching associates changed.
- Unemployment rate
The Average Number of Years That Teaching Associate Stay in a Job
By looking over 2,144 teaching associates resumes, we figured out that the average teaching associate enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 36%.
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Teaching Associates 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 teaching associates.
|Assistant Language Teacher||7.64%|
|Computer Science Tutor||13.71%|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Teaching Associates
The most common foreign language among teaching associates is Spanish at 34.2%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 16.8% and German is the third-most popular at 7.6%.
- Spanish, 34.2%
- French, 16.8%
- German, 7.6%
- Mandarin, 5.4%
- Chinese, 4.9%
- Other, 31.1%