Theater Usher Statistics and Facts in the US

Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for theater ushers 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 62,719 theater ushers currently employed in the United States.
  • 37.1% of all theater ushers are women, while only 60.0% are men.
  • The average age of an employed theater usher is 33 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of theater ushers is White (59.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (15.9%) and Black or African American (14.8%).
  • The majority of theater ushers are located in NY, New York and AL, Huntsville.
  • Theater ushers are paid an average annual salary of $25,308.
  • Theater ushers average starting salary is $20,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 100% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid theater ushers earn as much as $31,000 or more.
  • 17% of all theater ushers are LGBT.
  • Theater ushers are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Theater Usher Statistics By Gender

Among theater ushers, 37.1% of them are women compared to 60.0% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 60.0%
  • Female, 37.1%
  • Unknown, 2.9%
Job Title
GenderascdescPercentagesascdesc
Male
Male
60.0%
60.0%
Female
Female
37.1%
37.1%
Unknown
Unknown
2.9%
2.9%

Gender Pay Gap For Theater Usher

Women Earn 100¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man

male-income
Male Income
$26,553
female-income
Female Income
$26,475

Theater Usher Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the theater usher position over time.

Male
Female
64%
60%
57%
53%
50%
46%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
YearascdescMaleascdescFemaleascdesc
2008
2008
59.23%
59.23%
40.77%
40.77%
2009
2009
54.87%
54.87%
45.13%
45.13%
2010
2010
52.69%
52.69%
47.31%
47.31%
2011
2011
53.21%
53.21%
46.79%
46.79%
2012
2012
51.68%
51.68%
48.32%
48.32%
2013
2013
55.80%
55.80%
44.20%
44.20%
2014
2014
55.20%
55.20%
44.80%
44.80%
2015
2015
52.38%
52.38%
47.62%
47.62%
2016
2016
54.19%
54.19%
45.81%
45.81%
2017
2017
53.63%
53.63%
46.37%
46.37%
2018
2018
56.37%
56.37%
43.63%
43.63%

Theater Usher Male to Female Ratio

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

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Costume Director11%83%
Costume Seamstress11%87%
Tanning Salon Attendant12%81%
Theater Usher60%37%
Golf Course Starter88%9%
Pin Setter90%9%
Pin Chaser92%4%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Pin Chaser
Pin Setter
Golf Course Starter
Theater Usher
Tanning Salon Attendant
Costume Seamstress
Costume Director
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Theater Usher Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among theater ushers is White, which makes up 59.2% of all theater ushers. Comparatively, there are 15.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 14.8% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 59.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 15.9%
  • Black or African American, 14.8%
  • Asian, 6.0%
  • Unknown, 3.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.1%
Job Title
Theater Usher RaceascdescPercentagesascdesc
White
White
59.2%
59.2%
Hispanic or Latino
Hispanic or Latino
15.9%
15.9%
Black or African American
Black or African American
14.8%
14.8%
Asian
Asian
6.0%
6.0%
Unknown
Unknown
3.0%
3.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native
American Indian and Alaska Native
1.1%
1.1%

Theater Usher 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 theater ushers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
YearascdescWhiteascdescBlack or African AmericanascdescAsianascdescHispanic or Latinoascdesc
2010
2010
59.97%
59.97%
14.64%
14.64%
5.39%
5.39%
15.66%
15.66%
2011
2011
61.57%
61.57%
13.63%
13.63%
4.84%
4.84%
16.37%
16.37%
2012
2012
65.65%
65.65%
12.88%
12.88%
6.01%
6.01%
12.03%
12.03%
2013
2013
60.87%
60.87%
13.30%
13.30%
6.44%
6.44%
15.57%
15.57%
2014
2014
59.21%
59.21%
12.77%
12.77%
6.82%
6.82%
17.55%
17.55%
2015
2015
62.98%
62.98%
12.37%
12.37%
5.82%
5.82%
15.98%
15.98%
2016
2016
62.63%
62.63%
10.32%
10.32%
6.29%
6.29%
16.54%
16.54%
2017
2017
61.14%
61.14%
10.77%
10.77%
6.63%
6.63%
16.71%
16.71%
2018
2018
59.20%
59.20%
14.83%
14.83%
5.98%
5.98%
15.91%
15.91%

Theater Usher Wage Gap By Race

$29,000
$28,000
$27,000
$26,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
Ethnicityascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Unknown$26,452
White$26,284
Black or African American$26,141
Asian$27,364
Hispanic or Latino$26,329

Average Age of a Theater Usher

We determined the average age of theater ushers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female
RaceascdescMale AgeascdescFemale Ageascdesc
White
White
23
23
33
33
Black or African American
Black or African American
29
29
23
23
Hispanic or Latino
Hispanic or Latino
23
23
24
24

Theater Usher Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of theater usher employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of theater ushers is 20-30 years old, which represents 40% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Theater Usher YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
20-30 years
20-30 years
40%
40%
30-40 years
30-40 years
7%
7%
40+ years
40+ years
32%
32%

Types of Theater Usher Degree Levels

The most common degree for theater ushers is bachelor's degree 43% of theater ushers earn that degree. A close second is high school diploma with 22% and rounding it off is associate degree with 21%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors, 43%
  • High School Diploma, 22%
  • Associate, 21%
  • Diploma, 7%
  • Other Degrees, 7%
Job Title
Theater Usher DegreeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Bachelors
Bachelors
43%
43%
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
22%
22%
Associate
Associate
21%
21%
Diploma
Diploma
7%
7%
Other Degrees
Other Degrees
7%
7%

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Theater Usher Wage Gap By Education

$28,000
$27,000
$26,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
Educationascdesc
Salaryascdesc
High School Diploma or Less$26,553
Master's Degree$27,259
Bachelor's Degree$27,016
Some College/ Associate Degree$27,538

Theater Usher Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Company SizeascdescPercentagesascdesc
< 50 employees
< 50 employees
3%
3%
50 - 100 employees
50 - 100 employees
3%
3%
100 - 500 employees
100 - 500 employees
9%
9%
500 - 1,000 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
6%
6%
1,000 - 10,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
47%
47%
> 10,000 employees
> 10,000 employees
31%
31%

The Types Of Companies Theater Usher Work In

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

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Education

Public

Private

Government

Company TypeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Education
Education
16%
16%
Public
Public
36%
36%
Private
Private
40%
40%
Government
Government
8%
8%

Top Industries Hiring Theater Ushers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ theater ushers. Those industries include hospitality, media and education.

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Hospitality

Media

Fortune 500

Retail

Non Profits

IndustryascdescPercentagesascdesc
Hospitality
Hospitality
30%
30%
Media
Media
14%
14%
Fortune 500
Fortune 500
14%
14%
Retail
Retail
8%
8%
Non Profits
Non Profits
8%
8%
Education
Education
8%
8%
Health Care
Health Care
5%
5%
Internet
Internet
3%
3%
Construction
Construction
3%
3%
Professional
Professional
3%
3%
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
3%
3%
Insurance
Insurance
3%
3%

Theater Usher Turnover And Employment Statistics

Theater Usher 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 theater ushers changed.

  • Unemployment rate
YearascdescTheater Usher Unemployment Rateascdesc
2010
2010
17.37%
17.37%
2011
2011
16.08%
16.08%
2012
2012
15.60%
15.60%
2013
2013
11.13%
11.13%
2014
2014
10.69%
10.69%
2015
2015
9.76%
9.76%
2016
2016
9.64%
9.64%
2017
2017
10.46%
10.46%
2018
2018
7.77%
7.77%

The Average Number of Years That Theater Usher Stay in a Job

By looking over 199 theater ushers resumes, we figured out that the average theater usher enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 36%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Number or YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
Less than 1 year
Less than 1 year
34%
34%
1-2 years
1-2 years
36%
36%
3-4 years
3-4 years
11%
11%
5-7 years
5-7 years
11%
11%
8-10 years
8-10 years
5%
5%
11+ years
11+ years
4%
4%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Theater Ushers 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 theater ushers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Casino Runner6.40%
Professional Nanny7.79%
Ski Lift Attendant10.21%
Gymnasium Instructor15.07%
Theater Usher16.59%
Table Games Supervisor18.13%
Doorman23.15%

ProfessionascdescPercentages of LGBT ascdesc
Casino Runner
Casino Runner
6.40%
6.40%
Professional Nanny
Professional Nanny
7.79%
7.79%
Ski Lift Attendant
Ski Lift Attendant
10.21%
10.21%
Gymnasium Instructor
Gymnasium Instructor
15.07%
15.07%
Table Games Supervisor
Table Games Supervisor
18.13%
18.13%
Doorman
Doorman
23.15%
23.15%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Theater Ushers

The most common foreign language among theater ushers is Spanish at 50.0%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Swahili at 5.6% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 5.6%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 50.0%
  • Swahili, 5.6%
  • Portuguese, 5.6%
  • Japanese, 5.6%
  • French, 5.6%
  • Other, 27.6%
Job Title
Foreign LanguageascdescPercentagesascdesc
Spanish
Spanish
50.0%
50.0%
Swahili
Swahili
5.6%
5.6%
Portuguese
Portuguese
5.6%
5.6%
Japanese
Japanese
5.6%
5.6%
French
French
5.6%
5.6%
Other
Other
27.6%
27.6%

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Where Are Theater Ushers Located?

By looking through more than 199 resumes, we found that the most popular places for theater ushers are NY, New York and AL, Huntsville.

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