Transport Pilot Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about transport pilot demographics? We analyzed 49 transport 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.

Transport Pilot Diversity

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

Transport Pilot Gender Ratio

Among transport pilots, 12.8% of them are women compared to 87.2% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 87.2%
  • Female, 12.8%

Transport Pilot Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among transport pilots is White, which makes up 88.4% of all transport pilots. Comparatively, there are 5.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 2.5% of the Unknown ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 88.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 5.5%
  • Unknown, 2.5%
  • Asian, 1.8%
  • Black or African American, 1.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.1%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Transport Pilots

Job Title
  • Spanish, 100.0%

Transport 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 transport pilots.

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

Transport Pilot Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Transport 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 transport pilots changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Transport Pilot

By looking over 49 transport pilots resumes, we figured out that the average transport pilot enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 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

Transport Pilot Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of transport pilot employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of transport 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 Transport 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%
Transport Pilot87%13%
Ground Operations Superintendent94%3%
Airline Captain95%4%
Fighter Pilot96%1%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Fighter Pilot
Airline Captain
Ground Operations Superintendent
Transport Pilot
International Flight Attendant
Flight Attendant
Airline Flight Attendant
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Transport 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 transport pilots.

Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Route Sales Representative6.99%
Transport Pilot7.63%
School Bus Driver7.91%
Switchman8.61%
Stacker8.85%
Motor Vehicle Operator13.50%
Traffic Controller20.19%

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

male-income
Male Income
$102,953
female-income
Female Income
$96,304

Transport 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
$106,842
$103,909
$100,976
$98,042
$95,109
$92,175
$89,242
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Transport Pilot Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

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

Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
Bachelor's Degree$103,909
Master's Degree$107,710

Transport 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
$110,003
$107,710
$105,417
$103,125
$100,832
$98,539
$96,246
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Transport Pilot Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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< 50 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Transport Pilot Work In

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

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Public

Government

Private

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ transport pilots. Those industries include government, transportation and media.

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Fortune 500

Government

Media

Non Profits

Insurance

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