How Much Does a Pilot Earn in Botswana

A pilot operates aircraft to transport people and goods. Typically, a pilot works together with a co-pilot and shares the responsibilities of steering the plane, navigating, and communicating with air traffic control and monitoring instruments.

Average Monthly Salary

20,300 BWP

( 244,000 BWP yearly)

A person working as a Pilot in Botswana typically earns around 20,300 BWP per month. Salaries range from 9,560 BWP (lowest) to 32,100 BWP (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Pilot salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Average Monthly Salary

12,000 BWP

( 144,000 BWP yearly)

A person working in Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense in Botswana typically earns around 12,000 BWP per month. Salaries range from 5,070 BWP (lowest average) to 24,500 BWP (highest average, the actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Airline / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Aeronautical Engineer12,700 BWP
Aerospace Engineer15,000 BWP
Aerospace Technician11,800 BWP
Air Crew Officer7,730 BWP
Air Traffic Assistant7,090 BWP
Air Traffic Controller13,200 BWP
Aircraft Captain19,700 BWP
Aircraft Electrician6,890 BWP
Aircraft Engineer12,700 BWP
Aircraft Fueler5,370 BWP
Aircraft Maintenance Manager19,300 BWP
Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor13,000 BWP
Aircraft Maintenance Technician5,500 BWP
Aircraft Mechanic5,970 BWP
Aircraft Quality Assurance17,100 BWP
Airfield Management Specialist18,900 BWP
Airfield Operations Specialist13,200 BWP
Airline Cabin Crew11,900 BWP
Airline Copilot13,200 BWP
Airlines Sales Manager21,500 BWP
Airlines Structural Assembler5,370 BWP
Airport Services Agent8,020 BWP
Airport Services Manager23,900 BWP
Assistant Aircraft Mechanic5,260 BWP
Aviation Analyst16,200 BWP
Aviation Inspector13,700 BWP
Aviation Manager26,000 BWP
Aviation Operations Controller14,100 BWP
Aviation Resources Manager21,700 BWP
Aviation Safety Manager24,200 BWP
Aviation Safety Officer12,100 BWP
Aviation Technician5,520 BWP
Cargo Executive11,000 BWP
Chief Pilot21,900 BWP
First Officer8,920 BWP
Fleet Management Officer8,210 BWP
Flight Attendant7,810 BWP
Flight Scheduler9,780 BWP
Flight Simulation Engineer11,000 BWP
Freight and Cargo Inspector8,180 BWP
Helicopter Pilot13,500 BWP
Loading Bridge Operator5,090 BWP
Pilot20,300 BWP
Ramp Agent5,610 BWP
Reservations Sales Agent6,610 BWP
Safety and Quality Specialist11,900 BWP
Test Pilot15,100 BWP

How do I become a pilot in Botswana?

Education: Possession of ATPL and Type Rating on Air Botswana Aircraft. The candidate should have also attained an ICAO proficiency level 4 certificate, a current and valid JAR-FCL ATPL license, medical certificate. Experience: A minimum of 10,000 hours.

What is a pilot monthly salary?

What is the salary of a Pilot in India? The average salary for a Pilot in India is 16.7 Lakhs per year (₹1.4L per month). Salary estimates are based on 112 salaries received from various Pilots across industries.

How long does it take to be a pilot in Botswana?

How long it would take to complete pilot training in Botswana would depend on your goal. To get a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) in Botswana, you will need an average of 1 to 2 years (in some extreme cases 3 years). Whereas you will need only 3 to 6 months to obtain a Private Pilot License (PPL).

Does it take 10 years to become a pilot?

Ideally, becoming a pilot should only take 3 to 4 years, the time it takes to get your Bachelor of Science in Professional Flight. Getting an education is also good for consistency of training, so it’s preferred to wait to start your journey until you are in a certified school, like LETU.