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Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Salary

The average pay for a Chief Pilot (Aircraft) is $85,907 per year. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
$49,696 - $148,061
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MEDIAN: $85,907
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Salary
$49,696 - $148,061  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,946  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $11,920  
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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).
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$50,526 - $154,082  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 318
United States (change)

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.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$87,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 23%