Wedding Planner Statistics By Gender

Among wedding planners, 80.2% of them are women compared to 13.0% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 80.2%
  • Male, 13.0%
  • Unknown, 6.8%
Job Title
GenderascdescPercentagesascdesc
Female
80.2%
Male
13.0%
Unknown
6.8%

Gender Pay Gap For Wedding Planner

Women Earn $1.01 For Every $1 Earned By Man

male-income
Male Income
$36,222
female-income
Female Income
$36,569

Wedding Planner Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
28%
25%
23%
20%
18%
15%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
YearascdescMaleascdescFemaleascdesc
2008
22.38%
77.62%
2009
20.56%
79.44%
2010
21.74%
78.26%
2011
23.40%
76.60%
2012
21.10%
78.90%
2013
21.15%
78.85%
2014
23.34%
76.66%
2015
22.11%
77.89%
2016
21.75%
78.25%
2017
22.13%
77.87%
2018
20.38%
79.62%

Wedding Planner Male to Female Ratio

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
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Human Resources Administrative Assistant11%85%
Wedding Coordinator11%83%
Assistant To Human Resources Director12%83%
Wedding Planner13%80%
Timber Buyer88%7%
Chief Estimator91%6%
Grain Elevator Worker91%8%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Grain Elevator Worker
Chief Estimator
Timber Buyer
Wedding Planner
Assistant To Human Resources Director
Wedding Coordinator
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Wedding Planner Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among wedding planners is White, which makes up 68.2% of all wedding planners. Comparatively, there are 15.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.7% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 68.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 15.0%
  • Black or African American, 7.7%
  • Asian, 6.4%
  • Unknown, 2.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.4%
Job Title
Wedding Planner RaceascdescPercentagesascdesc
White
68.2%
Hispanic or Latino
15.0%
Black or African American
7.7%
Asian
6.4%
Unknown
2.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.4%

Wedding Planner 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 wedding planners.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
YearascdescWhiteascdescBlack or African AmericanascdescAsianascdescHispanic or Latinoascdesc
2010
66.61%
9.85%
5.77%
15.19%
2011
68.19%
9.98%
6.22%
13.48%
2012
67.91%
9.91%
5.04%
14.91%
2013
67.51%
9.73%
5.73%
13.56%
2014
65.72%
10.59%
5.87%
15.12%
2015
66.36%
10.25%
6.23%
14.41%
2016
66.63%
9.09%
5.79%
15.53%
2017
66.82%
9.62%
5.59%
14.40%
2018
68.19%
7.74%
6.42%
14.99%

Wedding Planner Wage Gap By Race

$38,000
$37,000
$36,000
$35,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
Ethnicityascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Unknown$35,811
White$36,809
Black or African American$35,953
Asian$37,641
Hispanic or Latino$35,766

Average Age of a Wedding Planner

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

Male
Female
RaceascdescMale AgeascdescFemale Ageascdesc
Unknown
30
White
33
34
Black or African American
44
40.5
Asian
34
Hispanic or Latino
31
34

Wedding Planner Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of wedding planner employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of wedding planners is 40+ years old, which represents 35% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Wedding Planner YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
20-30 years
33%
30-40 years
32%
40+ years
35%

Types of Wedding Planner Degree Levels

The most common degree for wedding planners is bachelor's degree 71% of wedding planners earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 13% and rounding it off is high school diploma with 5%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors, 71%
  • Associate, 13%
  • High School Diploma, 5%
  • Masters, 5%
  • Other Degrees, 6%
Job Title
Wedding Planner DegreeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Bachelors
71%
Associate
13%
High School Diploma
5%
Masters
5%
Other Degrees
6%

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Wedding Planner Wage Gap By Education

$38,000
$37,000
$36,000
$35,000
$34,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
Educationascdesc
Salaryascdesc
High School Diploma or Less$34,279
Master's Degree$36,855
Bachelor's Degree$36,569
Some College/ Associate Degree$35,423

Wedding Planner Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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< 50 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Company SizeascdescPercentagesascdesc
< 50 employees
16%
100 - 500 employees
18%
500 - 1,000 employees
13%
1,000 - 10,000 employees
24%
> 10,000 employees
29%

The Types Of Companies Wedding Planner Work In

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

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Education

Public

Private

Government

Company TypeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Education
3%
Public
36%
Private
58%
Government
3%

Top Industries Hiring Wedding Planners

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

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Retail

Hospitality

Fortune 500

Manufacturing

Non Profits

IndustryascdescPercentagesascdesc
Retail
27%
Hospitality
25%
Fortune 500
12%
Manufacturing
10%
Non Profits
4%
Health Care
4%
Professional
4%
Transportation
2%
Telecommunication
2%
Media
2%
Real Estate
2%
Technology
2%
Insurance
2%
Finance
2%

Wedding Planner Turnover And Employment Statistics

Wedding Planner 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 wedding planners changed.

  • Unemployment rate
YearascdescWedding Planner Unemployment Rateascdesc
2010
8.73%
2011
6.49%
2012
6.88%
2013
5.39%
2014
5.96%
2015
4.18%
2016
4.98%
2017
3.24%
2018
4.96%

The Average Number of Years That Wedding Planner Stay in a Job

By looking over 1,047 wedding planners resumes, we figured out that the average wedding planner enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 27%.

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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
20%
1-2 years
27%
3-4 years
11%
5-7 years
19%
8-10 years
8%
11+ years
16%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Wedding Planners 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 wedding planners.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Purchaser12.70%
Wholesale Buyer16.98%
Data Recovery Planner18.40%
Automobile Damage Appraiser19.42%
Business Analyst-Consultant20.62%
Wedding Planner23.51%
Entertainment Manager23.56%

ProfessionascdescPercentages of LGBT ascdesc
Purchaser
12.70%
Wholesale Buyer
16.98%
Data Recovery Planner
18.40%
Automobile Damage Appraiser
19.42%
Business Analyst-Consultant
20.62%
Entertainment Manager
23.56%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Wedding Planners

The most common foreign language among wedding planners is Spanish at 44.4%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Russian at 8.3% and Japanese is the third-most popular at 6.9%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 44.4%
  • Russian, 8.3%
  • Japanese, 6.9%
  • Chinese, 4.2%
  • Ukrainian, 4.2%
  • Other, 32.0%
Job Title
Foreign LanguageascdescPercentagesascdesc
Spanish
44.4%
Russian
8.3%
Japanese
6.9%
Chinese
4.2%
Ukrainian
4.2%
Other
32.0%

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Where Are Wedding Planners Located?

By looking through more than 1,047 resumes, we found that the most popular places for wedding planners are NV, Las Vegas and NY, New York.

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