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Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers generally perform jobs comprising the same duties. They ensure the safe flight of aircraft from one place to another by physically piloting and landing a variety of aircraft. An airline pilot, copilot, or flight engineer must be a licensed pilot. This involves ...
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$39K
$99K
$210K
MEDIAN: $99,373
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Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer - Delta Air Lines Inc , salaries: $185,000
Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer - United Airlines, Inc. , salaries: $120,000
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While some very large multinational corporations that own their own jets hire pilots full time, others may lease planes or contract services from corporate jet providers. In any case, the aircraft pilot for corporate jets typically makes daily or almost daily flights; they frequently transport corporate ...
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(Median)
$54K
$92K
$150K
MEDIAN: $91,957
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Aircraft Pilot, Corporate Jet - Netjets, Inc. , salaries: $108,000
Aircraft Pilot, Corporate Jet - Jet Aviations , salaries: $75,000
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Most of the time, commercial pilots work for airlines. They must ensure that flight operations are conducted in a safe and efficient manner. They must initiate preflight planning by analyzing the weather and checking aircraft performance. They must be competent. They must comply with Federal Aviation ...
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$30K
$64K
$150K
MEDIAN: $64,442
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While we may think of commercial airline pilots as the person on the other side of the microphone when we take a flight on a jumbo jet, in reality those jobs are at the top of the heap in this profession. Many commercial jet pilots fly for dedicated freight or shipping companies. Many others work for ...
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(Median)
$42K
$82K
$170K
MEDIAN: $82,136
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Popular Employers
Commercial Pilot, Jet - United Airlines, Inc. , salaries: $155,000
Commercial Pilot, Jet - Southwest Airlines Co , salaries: $195,000
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Helicopter pilots are primarily responsible for ensuring the smooth and safe operation of helicopters before, during, and after flight missions. They work in a variety of areas, such as health and safety (including in rescue work, forest fire fighting, and health transport operations), law enforcement, ...
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$49K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,080
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Helicopter Pilot - U.S. Army , salaries: $48,656 - $119,571
Helicopter Pilot - Air Methods Corporation , salaries: $69,571
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Jet pilots in the military serve within the armed forces and are responsible for flying jet-powered military aircraft as assigned by superior officers and command-structures. Most of these jet pilots specialize in some area of duty, such as escort missions, ground attack/support duties, or surveillance ...
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$50K
$84K
$120K
MEDIAN: $83,558
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Military Pilot, Jet - U.S. Air Force (USAF) , salaries: $50,922 - $122,449
Military Pilot, Jet - U.S. Navy , salaries: $104,762
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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 ...
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$27K
$61K
$100K
MEDIAN: $60,740
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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 ...
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$55K
$83K
$150K
MEDIAN: $83,335
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Chief Pilot (Aircraft) - The Boeing Company , salaries: $178,000
Chief Pilot (Aircraft) - Kenmore Air , salaries: $66,226
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Corporate non-jet aircraft pilots are responsible for flying and navigating non-jet airplanes, such as helicopters and single-engine airplanes. They must be reliable, able to comply with schedules, and follow regulatory authority and company rules and regulations and other directives governing aircraft ...
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$35K
$60K
$100K
MEDIAN: $59,998
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Aircraft Pilot, Corporate Non-Jet - Gowan, Incorporated , salaries: $101,736
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