Airline and Commercial Pilots fly and navigate airplanes, helicopters, and other aircraft.
A four-year bachelor's degree along with a commercial pilot's license is typically required to obtain these positions. Some people enter the airlines after being trained to fly within the military.
Overall employment of Airline and Commercial Pilots is projected to grow 5 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations.
Airline Pilots usually have variable work schedules, with overnight layovers that are more common for airline pilots.