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Military Pilot, Jet Salary

With over one-half of Military Jet Pilots in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Military Jet Pilots is $90K per year and can range from $55K on the lower end to $129K per year near the higher end. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$54,267 - $125,673
(Median)
$54K
$90K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,871
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$54,267 - $125,673  
   
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$0.00 - $25,083  
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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$55,356 - $128,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108

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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 and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $62K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $79K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $102K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $115K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Military Pilot, Jet Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$92,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Entry-Level
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 5%
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