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Chief Helicopter Pilot Salary

The average salary for a Chief Helicopter Pilot is $93,512 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$56,845 - $118,959
MEDIAN: $93,512

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$56,845 - $118,959  
$1,479 - $24,832  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$57,392 - $130,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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Job Description for Chief Helicopter Pilot

  • Create and enforce protocols for take-off, maintenance and landings.
  • Create flight plans and ensure efficiency of flight paths and fuel.
  • Maintain, test, and calibrate equipment and helicopters.
  • Fly helicopters to designated locations with designated cargo.
  • Communicate with ground crew and flight staff to ensure safety.

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Experience Affects Chief Helicopter Pilot Salaries

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 17%