$95,385
Avg. Salary
$35.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,120

Bonus

$7,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Chief Pilot (Aircraft) is $35.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Chief Pilot (Aircraft) is $95,385 per year.

$17.66
10%
$35.00
50%
$86.81
90%
MEDIAN $35.00
$59k
10%
$95k
50%
$161k
90%
MEDIAN $95,385
$59,148 - $161,220
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MEDIAN: $95,385
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$17.66 - $86.81
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$0$172K
Salary $59,148 - $161,220
Bonus $12.50 - $24,852
Profit Sharing $1,026 - $19,727
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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$59,379 - $172,798
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 371
Hourly Data $0$86
Hourly Rate $17.66 - $86.81
Overtime $52.50
Annual Data $0$172K
Bonus $12.50 - $24,852
Profit Sharing $1,026 - $19,727
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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$59,379 - $172,798
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Chief Pilot (Aircraft)

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 flight qualifications.

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Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Tasks
  • Develop all training materials, in-flight standards, and procedures and policies.
  • Adjust and apply all risk assessments for flights and conditions.
  • Hire and train staff, enforcing adherence to standards.

Common Career Paths for Chief Pilot (Aircraft)


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Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Pilot (Aircraft)

Pay by Experience for a Chief Pilot (Aircraft) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Pilot (Aircraft) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Pilot (Aircraft) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Chief Pilot (Aircraft) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 65 salaries. A Chief Pilot (Aircraft) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 86 salaries.

Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Chief Pilot (Aircraft)?

Chief Pilot (Aircraft) in Wichita:
"Nice city."
Pros: People
Cons: small city

Chief Pilot (Aircraft) in Wichita:
"Comfortable."
Pros: located in the mid west
Cons: winter

Chief Pilot (Aircraft) in Anchorage:
"On Demand."
Establish policies with the aircraft owners and expect those policies to be constantly tested.

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Key Stats for Chief Pilot (Aircraft)

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
54%

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Experience Affects Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Salaries

National Average
$97,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Experienced
▼5%

Mid-Career
▼24%

Entry-Level
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
54%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 25%