Is it worth looking into a career as a pilot?

Is it worth looking into a career as a pilot?” That seems like a simple question, and it is. Today it is a very appealing career. Yesterday, meaning in the early 2000’s and before, the career required the aspiring airline transport pilot (‘ATP‘) to survive on meager pay and accommodations for years before being able to secure a living wage – no longer…

Airline and commercial pilots essential career information

  • 2013 median pay: ~$88,000
  • 2014 median pay: ~$95,000
  • 2015 median pay: ~$102,250
  • 2013, number of jobs: ~45,000
  • 2014, number of jobs: ~80,000
  • 2015, number of jobs: ~119,000
  • Employment growth forecast, 2015-2020: 11 percent

Airline and commercial pilots; what they do:

Commercial pilots fly and navigate aircraft that transport people and cargo on a fixed schedule. Commercial pilots will fly aircraft for charter flights, rescue operations, firefighting, aerial photography and other aerial applications.  Get started on your career path toward your commercial pilots’ license. It is possible to have your commercial pilots’ license in as little as 9 months and starting your new commercial pilot career within 1 year.

With Third Coast Aviation, we strive to get you to the rewarding career you’ve always strived for. Once you attain your commercial pilots’ license through Third Coast Aviation, you have the opportunity to earn as you gain experience. Our unique program will take you through every phase of training and will provide all the necessary education and hours to be in a successful career.  When you have completed our program, you can move onto other Commercial and Airline pilot jobs such as:

Because great pilots are made not born, Third Coast Aviation invites you to explore what others only dream about – earn your wings with Third Coast Aviation and realize your career in as little as 9 months! Call (979) 473-9822 or visit to discover your learning and financing options today.

About Third Coast Aviation

Founded in January 2017, Third Coast Aviation (‘TCA‘) is a Texas Gulf Coast aviation company providing Part 61 flight trainingaircraft acquisition, sales, and management services.  Our seasoned Certified Flight Instructors (CFI, CFII, and MEI) deliver flight training from Discovery Flights to Private Pilot License (PPL), Commercial Pilots License (CPL), CFI and beyond. Our admissions professionals help individuals transition into professional careers through our partnerships with regional air carriers such as GoJet Airlines Inc.; our business-to-business (‘B2B’) clientele provide explosive growth opportunity and longevity for our staff of Certified Flight Instructors (‘CFI’), maintenance professionals, and an exhilarating place for our students to learn!

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