The Airline Industry Supports Over 10 Million Jobs Across America

The Airline Industry Supports Over 10 Million Jobs Across America

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U.S. Airlines are Hiring

Every day, more than 800,000 workers make our industry go. We’re adding thousands of new jobs every month to keep America flying. Learn more at airlines.org.

U.S. Airlines are Hiring

Click below to read more about exciting opportunities for your career to take flight.

Member airlines
Associate Member airlines
Alaska AirlinesAmerican AirlinesAtlas AirDelta Air LinesFedExHawaiian AirlinesJetBlueSouthwestUnited AirlinesUPS

800,000 people

directly employed by U.S. airlines

More than 10 million jobs

airlines help support

Airlines support 5% of U.S. GDP.

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U.S. airline activity drives demand in related industries such as research and development, manufacturing and tourism, providing a significant boost to the nation’s economic strength.

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Every U.S. airline job helps support 9 other jobs

9 other jobs@2x

Here are a few examples…


9 other jobs@2x

U.S. passenger airline job growth is outpacing overall U.S. job growth

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In 2022, air transportation employees earned wages 39 percent higher than the average private sector employee.

39 percent
Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis.
39 percent
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