Career Outlook for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

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Also known as:
Airline Captain, Airline Pilot, Airline Pilot Flight Instructor, Airline Pilot In Command, Airline Pilot Second In Command, Airline Transport Pilot, Charter Pilot (Air Transport Pilot Certificate Required), Charter Pilot (Airline), Regional Airline Pilot

The overall job outlook for Airline Pilot, Copilot, and Flight Engineer careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 6.41 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.40 percent per year. Demand for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers is expected to go up, with an expected 4,380 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 0.58 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

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TOP STATES

There are currently more Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers in the following states

California 10,170
Texas 9,860
Illinois 6,810
New York 5,430
Florida 5,220
Georgia 4,260
Colorado 3,540
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BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

Rhode Island
40
Idaho
60
West Virginia
70
Nebraska
80
Iowa
90
Montana
90
Connecticut
130