Co Pilot Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about co pilot demographics? We analyzed 208 co pilots 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.

Co Pilot Diversity

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

Co Pilot Gender Ratio

Among co pilots, 15.7% of them are women compared to 79.1% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 79.1%
  • Female, 15.7%
  • Unknown, 5.2%

Co Pilot Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among co pilots is White, which makes up 85.9% of all co pilots. Comparatively, there are 7.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 2.8% of the Unknown ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 85.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 7.2%
  • Unknown, 2.8%
  • Black or African American, 2.1%
  • Asian, 1.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.1%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Co Pilots

The chart below shows that 25.0% of co pilots speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Chinese at 12.5% and Turkish is the third-most popular at 12.5%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 25.0%
  • Chinese, 12.5%
  • Turkish, 12.5%
  • German, 12.5%
  • Japanese, 12.5%
  • Other, 25.0%

Co Pilot 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 co pilots.

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

Co Pilot Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the co pilot position over time.

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

Co 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 co pilots changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of co pilots based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Co Pilot

By looking over 208 co pilots resumes, we figured out that the average co pilot enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 32%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Co Pilot Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of co pilot employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of co pilots 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 Co Pilots 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%
Co Pilot79%16%
Ground Operations Superintendent94%3%
Airline Captain95%4%
Fighter Pilot96%1%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Fighter Pilot
Airline Captain
Ground Operations Superintendent
Co Pilot
International Flight Attendant
Flight Attendant
Airline Flight Attendant
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Co 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 co pilots.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Co Pilot7.63%
Traffic Control Specialist7.72%
Bus Aide7.91%
Switchman8.61%
Load Puller8.85%
Motor Vehicle Operator13.50%
Airline Dispatcher20.19%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Co Pilot?

male-income
Male Income
$106,631
female-income
Female Income
$99,283

Co Pilot 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
$114,161
$110,923
$107,684
$104,446
$101,208
$97,970
$94,732
$91,494
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Co Pilot 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$107,684
Master's Degree$111,903

Co Pilot 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
$114,443
$111,903
$109,363
$106,823
$104,283
$101,743
$99,203
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Co Pilot Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ co pilots. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most co pilots is the manufacturing industry.

Company Size

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

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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 Co Pilot Work In

Employees with the co pilot job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most co pilots prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Private

Government

Education

Public

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ co pilots. Those industries include manufacturing, retail and health care.

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Fortune 500

Manufacturing

Retail

Health Care

Government

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