Captain/Check Airman Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about captain/check airman demographics? We analyzed 142 captain/check airmen resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Captain/Check Airman Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as captain/check airmen. Keep reading to find out what the results for captain/check airmen were.

Captain/Check Airman Gender Ratio

Among captain/check airmen, 5.9% of them are women compared to 89.1% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 89.1%
  • Female, 5.9%
  • Unknown, 5.0%

Captain/Check Airman Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among captain/check airmen is White, which makes up 85.3% of all captain/check airmen. Comparatively, there are 7.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 2.9% of the Unknown ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 85.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 7.5%
  • Unknown, 2.9%
  • Black or African American, 2.2%
  • Asian, 2.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.1%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Captain/Check Airmans

Job Title
  • German, 50.0%
  • French, 50.0%

Captain/Check Airman Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among captain/check airmen.

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

Captain/Check Airman Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the captain/check airman position over time.

Male
Female
100%
98%
95%
93%
90%
88%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Captain/Check Airman 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 captain/check airmen changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of captain/check airmen based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Captain/Check Airman

By looking over 142 captain/check airmen resumes, we figured out that the average captain/check airman enjoys staying at their job for 11+ years for a percentage of 37%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Captain/Check Airman Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of captain/check airman employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of captain/check airmen is 40+ years old, which represents 60% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Captain/Check Airmans with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, fighter pilot and airline captain have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Airline Flight Attendant16%78%
Flight Attendant22%75%
International Flight Attendant22%73%
Captain/Check Airman89%6%
Ground Operations Superintendent94%3%
Airline Captain95%4%
Fighter Pilot96%1%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Fighter Pilot
Airline Captain
Ground Operations Superintendent
Captain/Check Airman
International Flight Attendant
Flight Attendant
Airline Flight Attendant
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Captain/Check Airmans 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 captain/check airmen.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Heavy Truck Driver6.99%
Captain/Check Airman7.63%
Traffic Control Specialist7.72%
Bus Operator7.91%
Warehouseman8.85%
Motor Vehicle Operator13.50%
Combat Control20.19%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Captain/Check Airman?

male-income
Male Income
$66,284
female-income
Female Income
$61,189

Captain/Check Airman Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Black or African American men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$69,249
$67,009
$64,770
$62,530
$60,290
$58,050
$55,810
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Captain/Check Airman Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
Bachelor's Degree$67,009
Master's Degree$69,956

Captain/Check Airman Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$71,725
$69,956
$68,188
$66,419
$64,651
$62,883
$61,114
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Captain/Check Airman Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ captain/check airmen. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most captain/check airmen is the transportation industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire captain/check airmen.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Captain/Check Airman Work In

Employees with the captain/check airman job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most captain/check airmen prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Public

Private

Government

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ captain/check airmen. Those industries include transportation, technology and manufacturing.

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Transportation

Fortune 500

Technology

Health Care

Retail

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