Career Outlook for Commercial Pilots

Also known as:  Aerial Crop Duster, Aerial Hurricane Hunter, Aerial Sprayer, Agricultural Pilot, Air Ambulance Captain, Air Tour Pilot, Balloon Pilot, Charter Pilot (Commercial Pilot Certificate Required), Charter Pilot (Commercial), Commercial Helicopter Pilot
The overall job outlook for Commercial Pilot careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 39.92 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 6.65 percent per year. Demand for Commercial Pilots is expected to go up, with an expected 16,600 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 6.94 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Commercial Pilots in the following states
Texas 3,470
Florida 3,210
California 2,660
Arizona 1,170
Georgia 1,090
Washington 970
Alabama 900
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Commercial Pilots
Vermont 40
Maine 50
New Hampshire 50
Puerto Rico 90
Delaware 90
West Virginia 90
Wyoming 100