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Airline Pilots

Fly or navigate airplanes or helicopters on scheduled routes.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$102,168 / year    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Below statewide average
Growth rate:  2.3%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Pilot aircraft.
  • Choose optimal transportation routes or speeds.
  • Monitor engine operation or functioning.
  • Monitor equipment gauges or displays to ensure proper operation.
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Job Title Examples:

First Officer
Pilot
Airline Captain

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