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Chief Helicopter Pilot Salary

The average salary for a Chief Helicopter Pilot is $88,898 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
$55,279 - $116,680
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MEDIAN: $88,897
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$55,279 - $116,680  
   
Bonus
$1,487 - $15,126  
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$55,831 - $126,045  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$87,000

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 20%