Career Outlook for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

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, or Flight Engineer careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 12.61 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 2.1 percent per year. Demand for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers is expected to go up, with an expected 14,710 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.68 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers in the following states
Texas 7,820
Illinois 6,320
California 6,270
New York 5,380
Kentucky 3,770
Arizona 3,230
Florida 3,000
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
Arkansas 40
Idaho 60
Kansas 60
North Dakota 60
Nebraska 60
New Mexico 70
Iowa 70
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