First Officer range between Rs 65,000 per month to Rs 1,40,000 per month and for a Captain between Rs 1,50,000 and Rs 5,00,000 per month. The salary depends on the Airline you fly and the number of hours / years of service. Normally the period of transition from a First Officer to a Captain is 5-15 years. Few fortunate Pilots become a Captain in 2-5 years too.
What are the job prospects?
Due to Global Reccession, Aviation Industry is going through a rough phase. But, with the economy growing consistently and increasing purchasing power of people across the globle the industry is bound to grow. The importance of time over money is key to making a transition from the railways to airlines as a primary mode of transport. Flying however is a universal skill and once you have a few thousand hours under the belt, the world is open with