Education support staff are typically older than other workers: Shares of K–12 public education support workers and workers in the overall economy who are age 50 or older

Age 50 or older
All workers (economywide) 31.6%
Bus drivers 66.2%
School custodians 55.4%
Food service workers 50.4%
Teaching assistants 40.5%
All education 37.9%
K–12 teachers 31.4%

Source: EPI analysis of 2014–2019 pooled Current Population Survey microdata.

View the underlying data on