Chief Helicopter Pilot Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Chief Helicopter Pilot is $88,820 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Chief Helicopter Pilot Total Pay (?
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$55,279 - $112,411
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$55,279 - $112,411  
   
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$101.37 - $24,658  
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$56,141 - $121,198  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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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 11%
National Average
$84,000
Late-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
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Male
100%
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Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 21%
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