Commercial Pilots (53-2012)
Occupation description: Pilot and navigate the flight of fixed-wing 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. Excludes regional, National, and international 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 high employment opportunities. Read more.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Balance of State||96,050||45,040||57,400||83,030||118,510||152,640|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.