Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Salary

The average pay for a Chief Pilot (Aircraft) is $88,955 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$55,380 - $151,761
(Median)
$55K
$89K
$150K
MEDIAN: $88,955
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Salary
$55,380 - $151,761  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,588  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,137  
Total Pay (?
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$56,435 - $159,690  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 305
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Job Description for Chief Pilot (Aircraft)

Chief pilots (aircraft) oversee the overall operations of an aviation department. This includes managing flight and ground personnel, coordinating maintenance, and scheduling flights. A chief pilot must stay up to date with local and federal flight regulations, as well as stay current with their own flight qualifications.

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Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Tasks

  • Hire and train staff, enforcing adherence to standards.
  • Adjust and apply all risk assessments for flights and conditions.
  • Develop all training materials, in-flight standards, and procedures and policies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Pilot (Aircraft)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$90,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 21%
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