Trainer Statistics in the US

The average employee age for trainers is 44 years. The trainer workforce reached a whopping 47,588 in 2020!

Among trainers, we discovered that 49.4% of them are women, while 45.9% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among trainers is White, which makes up 69.3% of all trainers. Comparatively, there are 13.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.2% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of trainers are located in NY, New York and FL, Orlando.

Trainers are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, trainers are more likely to find a job in the hospitality industry. Looking at trainer statistics, we found was that Massachusetts, New York, Texas, New Jersey and Delaware are where trainers find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about trainer demographics? We analyzed 53,041 trainers 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.

Trainer Diversity

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

Trainer Gender Ratio

Among trainers, 49.4% of them are women compared to 45.9% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 49.4%
  • Male, 45.9%
  • Unknown, 4.7%

Trainer Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among trainers is White, which makes up 69.3% of all trainers. Comparatively, there are 13.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.2% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 69.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 13.0%
  • Black or African American, 9.2%
  • Asian, 4.4%
  • Unknown, 3.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Trainers

The chart below shows that 54.8% of trainers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 11.1% and German is the third-most popular at 4.8%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 54.8%
  • French, 11.1%
  • German, 4.8%
  • Chinese, 4.2%
  • Arabic, 3.8%
  • Other, 21.3%

Trainer 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 trainers.

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

Trainer Gender Over Time

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


Trainer 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 trainers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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


Number Of Years On The Job For Trainer

By looking over 53,041 trainers resumes, we figured out that the average trainer 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

Trainer Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of trainer employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of trainers is 40+ years old, which represents 62% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Trainers with Other Job Titles

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%
Timber Buyer88%7%
Chief Estimator91%6%
Grain Elevator Worker91%8%
Grain Elevator Worker
Chief Estimator
Timber Buyer
Assistant To Human Resources Director
Wedding Coordinator
Human Resources Administrative Assistant

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Trainers 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 trainers.

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Job Titleascdesc
Federal Agent12.70%
Source Recruiter16.05%
Assistant Merchandise Buyer16.98%
Liability Claims Examiner19.42%
Senior Solutions Consultant20.62%
Author's Agent23.56%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Trainer?

Male Income
Female Income

Trainer 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

Trainer 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
High School Diploma or Less$39,012
Some College/ Associate Degree$40,565
Bachelor's Degree$48,630
Master's Degree$55,381
Doctorate Degree$60,417

Trainer 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
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

Trainer Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a trainer can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of trainers is $55,717. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Trainers Earn The Most?

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

Average Salary

Where Are Trainers Located?

By looking through more than 53,041 resumes, we found that the most popular places for trainers are NY, New York and FL, Orlando.

Number of Trainers

Where Are Trainers In High Demand?

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

Jobs Openings

Trainer Employment Statistics

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

What Percentage Of Trainer Jobs Are Remote?

0.4% Remote

Freelance, outsourced or remote workers who spend much of their time working from home.

99.6% On-Site

Some of the vacancies require to stay on-site without possibility of working remotely.

Company Size

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

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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 Trainer Work In

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

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Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ trainers. Those industries include hospitality, retail and technology.

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