Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Salary

The average pay for a Chief Pilot (Aircraft) is $86,065 per year.

$52,471 - $152,239
$52K
$86K
$150K
MEDIAN: $86,065
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50%
90%

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$25.00 - $80.50
$35
MEDIAN: $35.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$52,471 - $152,239  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,233  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $17,500  
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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$52,072 - $162,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 164
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$35.00  
   
Overtime
$52.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,233  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $17,500  
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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$52,072 - $162,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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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

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

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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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Key Stats for Chief Pilot (Aircraft)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
50%
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Experience Affects Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$89,000

Mid-Career
▼17%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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