Airline and Commercial Pilot
What they do
Airline pilots- fly for airlines that transport people and cargo on a fixed schedule.
Commercial pilots-fly aircraft for other reasons.
Airline pilots fly an average of 75 hours per month and work additional 150 hours per month doing non flights duties. flights assignments is based on seniority.
Commercials- fly 30 hours and 90 hours per month they have less freetime.
How to become one
Many of them get their bachelors degree from a civilian flying school.
All pilots who are paid to transport passengers and cargo must have a pilot license, you must have experienced and over 18 years old to start working.
Require at least 2 years of college but they prefer to hire college graduates of 4 years.
They must pass the test that they require.
Median wage for commercial pilots $67,500
wages increases each year until the pilots accumulates the experienced and seniority needed to become captain.
Job Outlook and Advancement opportunities related
job opportunities will be spread among both passenger and cargo airline companies.
Employment in 2010 till now 103,500
Projected employment 114,900
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