Aiden Nystrom

Pilot salary


    Pilot salaries naturally vary according the type of aircraft that they're flying. The median annual salary for the pilot of a large jet is an impressive $121,408. For a small jet, the median annual salary is$104,219. Non-jet aircraft pilots make significantly less

Education for Pilots

Need Bachelor's

Need Aircraft operations, aviation, aeronautical engineering or related field

Need Up to 2 months of ground training; more 1500 hours of flight experience

Need Commercial pilot's license; instrument rating; airline transport pilot certificate

Need Strong communication, problem-solving and observation skills, good depth perception and reaction time, ability to operate aircraft computer and navigation systems