Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Chief Pilot (Aircraft) is $110,504
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chief Pilot (Aircraft)s?
An early career Chief Pilot (Aircraft) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $80,000 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Chief Pilot (Aircraft) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,807 based on 18 salaries. An experienced …Read more
What Do Chief Pilot (Aircraft)s Do?
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.
The chief pilot position manages the logistics and personnel of an aviation department. This includes scheduling maintenance with ground crews for on-hand or future aircraft …Read more
- 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.