Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers (53-2011)
Occupation description: Pilot and navigate the flight of fixed-wing, multi-engine aircraft, usually on scheduled air carrier routes, for the transport of passengers and cargo. Requires Federal Air Transport certificate and rating for specific aircraft type used. Includes regional, National, and international airline pilots and flight instructors of airline pilots.
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Employment and Job Openings  (click here for the 10-year forecast)
|Employment||Average annual openings|
|2018 estimate||2028 projection||Percent change||Labor force exits||Occupation transfers||Total|
- Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities. Read more.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Balance of State||112,790||70,180||88,670||104,220||144,000||164,110|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.