First Officer Career Path

Are you thinking of becoming a First Officer or already started your career and planning the next step? Learn how to become a First Officer, what skills you need to succeed, how to advance your career and get promoted, and what levels of pay to expect at each step on your career path. Explore new First Officer job openings and options for career transitions into related roles.

Seniority Levels

L2

Pilot

Alias: Pilot II, Associate Pilot
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2 - 4Years of Experience
£41,155 /yrAvg. Annual Salary
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L3

Senior Pilot

Alias: Deputy Pilot
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2 - 4Years of Experience
£39,964 /yrAvg. Annual Salary
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L4

Staff Pilot

Alias: Team Lead Pilot, Pilot IV
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5 - 7Years of Experience
£39,964 /yrAvg. Annual Salary
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Salary Trajectory

First Officer Career Path

£50K
£40K
£30K
£20K
£10K
L2
L4
L7
L11
Seniority Levels
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Important Skill Sets for the First Officer Career Path

Part 121
Master of towing
Part 91
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