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Pilot is on the 100 Best Jobs List for 2021

US News and World Report listed pilot as the 26th best job in its list of 100 Best Jobs for 2021.  It was #3 in best social services jobs and #14 in best paying jobs.

The job description for pilot, according to US News and World Report, is as follows:

Pilots fly and operate aircraft like airplanes and helicopters for airlines, private corporations, law enforcement agencies and the military. They also prepare the aircraft for flight, which includes ensuring there are no mechanical defects with the aircraft, verifying that scheduled maintenance is done and any repairs are complete, and checking the route of flight as well as departure, destination and alternate airports to make sure the flight is safe for weather conditions. Pilots also make sure the aircraft is properly balanced with passengers, cargo, baggage and fuel load.