PIA Youngstown Campus to Host Open House Saturday

VIENNA, Ohio — Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics will host a public open house at 11 a.m. Nov. 6 at its Youngstown campus located at 1453 Youngstown-Kingsville Road.

Attendees will tour the campus classrooms and hangar, learn about the 16-month program, view interactive demonstrations, meet faculty and interact with current students. PIA administration and attending employers will also be available to discuss issues trending in aviation maintenance career education.

From July 1, 2019 to June 30, 81% of PIA graduates started working in the aviation industry or in a field utilizing their PIA education, according to a release. The average starting salary for PIA graduates generally ranges between $37,440 and $49,920, while the industry median salary for 2020 was $66,680 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Recent graduate employment includes Mitsubishi Aircraft, PSA Airlines, Airborne Maintenance, Constant Aviation and Republic Airways.

“We are incredibly happy to resume our tradition of introducing potential students to PIA and providing our employers with the opportunity to share information about the positions for which they are recruiting,” says Suzanne Markle, PIA president and CEO.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.