Commercial Pilots

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Occupation Description

Commercial pilots fly fixed-wing airplanes or helicopters on carrier routes without a set schedule. Requires Commercial Pilot certificate. Charter pilots with similar certifications, as well as air ambulance or air tour pilots are included in this specialty.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

34990

Job Openings By 2020

19300

Growth Rate

21.2%

Required Education

Postsecondary non-degree award
Specific Programs:

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth