Air Pilots

(NOC 2271)
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What do Air Pilots do?

Air pilots fly fixed wing aircraft and helicopters to provide air transportation and other services such as crop spraying and aerial surveying.

How to become: Air Pilots

People in this occupation must complete high school, graduate from a certified flying or aviation school and have a commercial pilot's licence. Many recent entrants have a community college diploma.

People in this occupation may require a university degree or college diploma.

Pilots may need additional licences or endorsements to fly different types of aircraft.

Some employers may provide structured training for pilots and flight engineers.

Flight instructors require Transport Canada ratings and endorsements to provide instruction on different types of aircraft.

Where to study for a career as: Air Pilots

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
General Arts and Science - Aviation Management Diploma
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
First Peoples' Aviation Technology - Flight Diploma; Advanced
Helicopter Flight Training Certificate
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Science and Aviation Bachelor; Honours
Geography and Aviation Bachelor; Honours
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Mount Allison University
Sackville, New Brunswick, CA

Related Program(s):
Aviation (BSc) Bachelor
Aviation (BComm) Bachelor
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Aviation - General Arts and Science Diploma
Aviation - General Arts and Science Fast Track Diploma
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Modified on April 06, 2022

How much do Air Pilots make?

Low:
$41,600
Average:
$93,330
High:
$152,942

Job openings for Air Pilots

Job Seekers:
9,200
Job Openings:
14,000