Airplane Pilot Statistics By Gender

Among Airplane Pilots, 3.4% of them are women compared to 96.6% which are men.

  • Male, 96.6%
  • Female, 3.4%

Airplane Pilots By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male96.6%
Female3.4%

Gender Pay Gap For Airplane Pilot

Women Earn 92¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$111,643
female-income
Female Income
$102,591

Airplane Pilot Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the Airplane Pilot position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Airplane Pilot Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201096.28%3.72%
201197.63%2.37%
201295.32%4.68%
201396.85%3.15%
201496.40%3.60%
201596.83%3.17%
201694.99%5.01%
201795.36%4.64%
201895.35%4.65%
201996.15%3.85%

Airplane Pilot Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, Airline Transport Pilot and Combat Control have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Airline Flight Attendant16%84%
International Flight Attendant21%79%
Flight Attendant21%79%
Airplane Pilot97%3%
Agricultural Aviation Pilot98%2%
Combat Control98%2%
Airline Transport Pilot98%2%

Airplane Pilot Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among Airplane Pilots is White, which makes up 89.4% of all Airplane Pilots. Comparatively, there are 5.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 2.1% of the Unknown ethnicity.

  • White, 89.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 5.1%
  • Unknown, 2.1%
  • Asian, 2.0%
  • Black or African American, 1.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.2%

Airplane Pilot Race

Airplane Pilot RacePercentages
White89.4%
Hispanic or Latino5.1%
Unknown2.1%
Asian2.0%
Black or African American1.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.2%

Airplane Pilot 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 Airplane Pilots.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Airplane Pilot Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201090.63%1.80%1.18%4.32%
201191.91%1.74%0.81%3.80%
201291.10%2.33%1.34%3.66%
201390.24%1.77%1.59%4.18%
201490.84%1.96%1.37%3.92%
201590.24%1.64%1.52%4.51%
201689.53%1.38%1.43%4.89%
201790.15%2.47%1.67%3.99%
201888.45%1.66%1.75%5.53%
201989.37%1.19%1.98%5.14%

Airplane Pilot Wage Gap By Race

$112,000
$110,000
$108,000
$106,000
$104,000
$102,000
$100,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$111,294
White$109,760
Black or African American$106,345
Asian$101,976
Hispanic or Latino$106,213

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Average Age of an Airplane Pilot

We determined the average age of Airplane Pilots based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Airplane Pilot Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Unknown38
White4743
Black or African American42.5
Asian38.5
Hispanic or Latino45

Airplane Pilot Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of Airplane Pilot employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of Airplane Pilots is 40+ years old, which represents 67% of the population.

20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Airplane Pilot Age

Airplane Pilot YearsPercentages
20-30 years6%
30-40 years26%
40+ years67%

Types of Airplane Pilot Degree Levels

The most common degree for Airplane Pilots is Bachelor's Degree 62% of Airplane Pilots earn that degree. A close second is Master's Degree with 19% and rounding it off is High School Diploma with 10%.

  • Bachelors, 62%
  • Masters, 19%
  • High School Diploma, 10%
  • Associate, 10%

Airplane Pilots By Education

Airplane Pilot DegreePercentages
Bachelors62%
Masters19%
High School Diploma10%
Associate10%

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Airplane Pilot Wage Gap By Education

$113,000
$112,000
$111,000
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
EducationSalary
Master's Degree$111,231
Bachelor's Degree$111,643

Airplane Pilot Employment Statistics

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire Airplane Pilots.

< 50 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Airplane Pilot Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees12%
100 - 500 employees24%
500 - 1,000 employees24%
1,000 - 10,000 employees24%
> 10,000 employees18%

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Airplane Pilot 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 Airplane Pilots changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Airplane Pilot Unemployment Rate By Year

YearAirplane Pilot Unemployment Rate
20103.56%
20112.99%
20122.30%
20132.29%
20142.11%
20151.19%
20160.95%
20171.24%
20180.65%
20190.93%

The Average Number of Years That Airplane Pilot Stay in a Job

By looking over 34 Airplane Pilots resumes, we figured out that the average Airplane Pilot enjoys staying at their job for 11+ years for a percentage of 30%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Airplane Pilot Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year12%
1-2 years27%
3-4 years12%
5-7 years15%
8-10 years3%
11+ years30%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Airplane Pilots 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 Airplane Pilots.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Valet Parking Attendant3.71%48,506
Packing Associate4.53%8,045
Car Porter4.91%18,365
Airplane Pilot11.74%
Airport Tower Controller13.04%16,062
Bus Attendant15.05%52,671
Flight Attendant/Air Transportation Supervisor31.52%61,143

Airplane Pilot LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Valet Parking Attendant3.71%48,506
Packing Associate4.53%8,045
Car Porter4.91%18,365
Airport Tower Controller13.04%16,062
Bus Attendant15.05%52,671
Flight Attendant/Air Transportation Supervisor31.52%61,143

Foreign Languages Spoken By Airplane Pilots

The most common foreign language among Airplane Pilots is Spanish at 50.0%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is German at 25.0% and Italian is the third-most popular at 25.0%.

  • Spanish, 50.0%
  • German, 25.0%
  • Italian, 25.0%

Airplane Pilot Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish50.0%
German25.0%
Italian25.0%

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Where Do Airplane Pilots Earn The Most?

The map here shows where Airplane Pilots earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

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