Voice-Over Artist Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about voice-over artist demographics? We analyzed 608 voices-over artist 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.

Voice-Over Artist Diversity

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

Voice-Over Artist Gender Ratio

Among voices-over artist, 41.0% of them are women compared to 54.6% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 54.6%
  • Female, 41.0%
  • Unknown, 4.4%

Voice-Over Artist Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among voices-over artist is White, which makes up 61.9% of all voices-over artist. Comparatively, there are 14.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 61.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 14.0%
  • Black or African American, 10.9%
  • Asian, 8.0%
  • Unknown, 5.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.1%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Voice-Over Artists

The chart below shows that 35.1% of voices-over artist speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 21.1% and Italian is the third-most popular at 12.3%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 35.1%
  • French, 21.1%
  • Italian, 12.3%
  • Chinese, 8.8%
  • German, 5.3%
  • Other, 17.4%

Voice-Over 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 voices-over artist.

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

Voice-Over Artist Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
60%
57%
54%
50%
47%
44%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Voice-Over 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 voices-over artist changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of voices-over artist based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Voice-Over Artist

By looking over 608 voices-over artist resumes, we figured out that the average voice-over artist enjoys staying at their job for 11+ 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

Voice-Over Artist Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of voice-over artist employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of voices-over artist is 40+ years old, which represents 35% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Voice-Over Artists with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, stuntman and professional baseball player have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Modern Dancer9%85%
Actress10%85%
Softball Player13%85%
Voice-Over Artist55%41%
Baseball Scout93%2%
Professional Baseball Player94%3%
Stuntman94%1%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Stuntman
Professional Baseball Player
Baseball Scout
Voice-Over Artist
Softball Player
Actress
Modern Dancer
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Voice-Over 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 voices-over artist.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Patrol Judge11.50%
Voice-Over Artist16.44%
Acrobatic Dancer20.85%
Musician21.74%
Fashion Internship27.16%
Multimedia Producer35.05%
Orator37.57%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Voice-Over Artist?

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Male Income
$50,257
female-income
Female Income
$49,303

Voice-Over Artist Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Black or African American men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$51,664
$51,128
$50,592
$50,056
$49,520
$48,985
$48,449
$47,913
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Voice-Over Artist 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
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
Some College/ Associate Degree$47,656
High School Diploma or Less$48,065
Master's Degree$49,952
Bachelor's Degree$50,592

Voice-Over 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
$51,610
$50,592
$49,574
$48,556
$47,538
$46,520
$45,503
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Voice-Over Artist Heatmaps

Where Are Voice-Over Artists Located?

By looking through more than 608 resumes, we found that the most popular places for voices-over artist are NY, New York and CA, Los Angeles.

Number of Voice-Over Artists

Voice-Over Artist Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire voices-over artist.

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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 Voice-Over Artist Work In

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

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Public

Private

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 voices-over artist. Those industries include media, hospitality and manufacturing.

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Media

Hospitality

Fortune 500

Retail

Manufacturing

Voice-Over Artist Jobs