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Commercial Pilots

Fly or navigate airplanes or helicopters on non-scheduled routes.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$118,308 / year    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  11.4%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Pilot aircraft.
  • Review work orders or schedules to determine operations or procedures.
  • Inspect aircraft or aircraft components.
  • Test performance of aircraft equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

First Officer
Airline Captain

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