The average salary for a Helicopter Pilot with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) skills is $69,929 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$51,202 - $100,946
(Median)
$51K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,929
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$28.50 - $33.16
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,202 - $100,946  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $14,858  
Profit Sharing
$150.00  
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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$54,245 - $101,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$30.79  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $117.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $14,858  
   
Profit Sharing
$150.00  
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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$54,245 - $101,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Experience Affects Helicopter Pilot Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$70,000

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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