Zoo Keeper Statistics By Gender
64.8% of zoo keepers are women and 35.2% of zoo keepers are men.
- Female, 64.8%
- Male, 35.2%
Zoo Keepers By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Zoo Keeper
Women Earn 98¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Zoo Keeper Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the zoo keeper position over time.
Zoo Keeper Gender By Year
Zoo Keeper Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, ringman and farrier have the biggest difference in gender.
|Animal Daycare Provider||6%||94%|
|Horse Show Judge||6%||94%|
Zoo Keeper Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among zoo keepers is White, which makes up 74.1% of all zoo keepers. Comparatively, there are 16.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 4.0% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 74.1%
- Hispanic or Latino, 16.3%
- Black or African American, 4.0%
- Unknown, 3.0%
- Asian, 2.1%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%
Zoo Keeper Race
|Zoo Keeper Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||16.3%|
|Black or African American||4.0%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.5%|
Zoo Keeper Race And Ethnicity Over Time
Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among zoo keepers.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Zoo Keeper Race By Year
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Zoo Keeper Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$37,522|
|Hispanic or Latino||$38,460|
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Average Age of a Zoo Keeper
We determined the average age of zoo keepers based on ethnicity and gender.
Zoo Keeper Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||27||28|
|Hispanic or Latino||30||28|
Zoo Keeper Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of zoo keeper employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of zoo keepers is 20-30 years old, which represents 46% of the population.
Zoo Keeper Age
|Zoo Keeper Years||Percentages|
Types of Zoo Keeper Degree Levels
The most common degree for zoo keepers is bachelor's degree 67% of zoo keepers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 12% and rounding it off is high school diploma with 12%.
- Bachelors, 67%
- Associate, 12%
- High School Diploma, 12%
- Diploma, 3%
- Other Degrees, 6%
Zoo Keepers By Education
|Zoo Keeper Degree||Percentages|
|High School Diploma||12%|
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Zoo Keeper Wage Gap By Education
|High School Diploma or Less||$37,379|
|Some College/ Associate Degree||$40,654|
Zoo Keeper Employment Statistics
This section highlights information about where zoo keepers work. We found most zoo keepers work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most zoo keepers is the professional industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire zoo keepers.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
Zoo Keeper Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||12%|
|50 - 100 employees||6%|
|100 - 500 employees||27%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||22%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||29%|
|> 10,000 employees||4%|
The Types Of Companies Zoo Keeper Work In
Employees with the zoo keeper job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most zoo keepers prefer to work at private companies over government companies.
Zoo Keeper Jobs By Sector
Top Industries Hiring Zoo Keepers
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ zoo keepers. Those industries include professional, government and government.
Zoo Keeper Turnover And Employment Statistics
Zoo Keeper 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 zoo keepers changed.
- Unemployment rate
Zoo Keeper Unemployment Rate By Year
|Year||Zoo Keeper Unemployment Rate|
The Average Number of Years That Zoo Keeper Stay in a Job
By looking over 416 zoo keepers resumes, we figured out that the average zoo keeper enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 36%.
Less than one year
Zoo Keeper Tenure
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||36%|
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Zoo Keepers 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 zoo keepers.
|Job Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Table Games Dealer||3.67%||1,431|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Zoo Keepers
The most common foreign language among zoo keepers is Spanish at 72.2%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 11.1% and Swedish is the third-most popular at 5.6%.
- Spanish, 72.2%
- French, 11.1%
- Swedish, 5.6%
- Arabic, 5.6%
- Italian, 5.6%
Zoo Keeper Languages Spoken