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Helicopter Pilot

Kaiwhakarere Toparere

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Helicopter pilots fly helicopters carrying people or cargo.

Pay

Helicopter pilots with up to three years’ experience usually earn

$41K-$45K per year

Helicopter pilots with more than three years’ experience usually earn

$45K-$180K per year

Source: Aviation New Zealand and Wellington Helicopters, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a helicopter pilot are poor for those wanting to enter the role, but good for those with experience.
A pilot operates a helicopter

Helicopter pilots may transport people or cargo

Last updated 9 April 2018