The latest Hiring Trends Survey for 2018, just released by JSfirm.com, an aviation job website, shows that 71% of surveyed companies are projecting moderate to significant growth in 2018, compared to only 33% in 2017.
In addition to growth, 86% of the companies surveyed did not cut any jobs in 2017, a 14% increase from 2016.
“In the nine years that we have conducted this survey, aviation hiring has never had a better outlook,” said JSfirm.com Managing Partner Sam Scanlon.
A summary of the survey shows that:
- 387 aviation companies across various sectors were surveyed
- 86% did not cut any jobs in 2017
- 71% are projecting moderate to significant growth in 2018
- 80% will hire in 2018
- Pilots, maintenance & avionics technicians remain in highest demand.