Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers need a bachelor's degree, less than 5 years experience and moderate-term on-the-job training.
|Less than High School||0.2|
|Doctorate or Professional Degree||2.1|
This represents about 75,000 people in the United States.
Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 19,000 more.
On average, airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers make $152,770 per year.
|Bottom 10%||Bottom 25%||Median||Top 75%||Top 90%|
|Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers||$65,000||$87,930||$127,820||$195,550||$high|
|Transportation and material moving occupations||$19,150||$22,680||$30,730||$43,170||$59,270|
|Air transportation workers||$32,880||$47,020||$71,510||$118,770||$177,670|
|Aircraft pilots and flight engineers||$51,130||$73,660||$105,720||$162,310||$high|
This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics
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