Military Pilot, Jet Salary

The majority of Military Jet Pilots in the United States — just under three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $58K to $131K per year, and the median is $89K annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Military Jet Pilots. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$57,469 - $125,550

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$57,884 - $130,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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Job Description for Military Pilot, Jet

  • Operate aircraft.
  • Train and oversee crews.
  • Keep accurate documents and records.

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Pay by Experience Level for Military Pilot, Jet

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Military Jet Pilots. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $64K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $83K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $102K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $108K.

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Experience Affects Military Pilot, Jet Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$92,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 81% employee benefits None: 5%
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