Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet Salary
|Salary||$28,383 - $118,359|
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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).)
|$30,346 - $127,233|
|Hourly Rate||$10.14 - $83.84|
|Total Pay (||$30,346 - $127,233|
Job Description for Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet
Non-jet commercial pilots often work for corporations and wealthy individuals and must have the FAA Commercial License with Instrument Rating and First Class medical, as well as a certain number of total flight hours and the FCC-restricted radiotelephone operator permit. Strong communication skills are essential in this position to work well with others, and pre-flight inspections are usually necessary to ensure that navigation, safety, and operating systems are working properly. They also check regular maintenance logs and must be able to recognize mechanical discrepancies and report airplane problems and other issues to the appropriate department. These pilots must maintain navigation manuals and charts and complete checklists properly, and preparing the weight and balance forms for each flight is also part of the job.Read More...
Non-jet commercial pilots may have to supervise fueling and baggage loading and ensure that appropriate servicing of their aircraft is up-to-date for safety reasons. They must be flexible in order to travel frequently and attend mandatory training, and in communicating with air traffic controllers during take-off, flight, and landing they must speak clearly and professionally. Some may be responsible for training new or junior commercial pilots, and aircraft logbooks must always be updated with flight issues and incidents as they arise.
Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet Tasks
- Check current and forecast weather information.
- Obtain proper clearances to begin flight.
- Devising a flight plan.
- Pilot or copilot a wide variety of aircraft.
Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet
Pay by Experience for a Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet has a positive trend. An entry-level Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 10 salaries. A Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 11 salaries.
Key Stats for Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet
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