The average pay for a Chief Pilot (Aircraft) is $81,666 per year. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Total Pay (?
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$48,283 - $148,607
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $81,665
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Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Total Pay (?
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$19.49 - $66.36
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$48,283 - $148,607  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,912  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $14,681  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$49,320 - $160,991  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 419
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$19.49 - $66.36  
   
Overtime
$29.48 - $80.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,912  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $14,681  
Total Pay (?
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).
)
$49,320 - $160,991  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 419
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Job Description for Chief Pilot (Aircraft)
  • 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.
Pay by Experience Level for Chief Pilot (Aircraft)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Houston
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National Average
$83,000
Dallas
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Experience Affects Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Experienced
up arrow 3%
National Average
$83,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 16%
Entry-Level
up arrow 24%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 96 votes.
Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
50%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 27%
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