Commercial Pilot Career

Job Description: Pilot and navigate the flight of fixed-winged aircraft on nonscheduled air carrier routes, or helicopters. Requires Commercial Pilot certificate. Includes charter pilots with similar certification, and air ambulance and air tour pilots.


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Commercial Pilot Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$86,260

Median Hourly Wage

$41.47*

Total Employed Nationally

38,980


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.