Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Salary

The average pay for a Chief Pilot (Aircraft) is $86,065 per year.

$53,993 - $155,288
$54K
$91K
$160K
MEDIAN: $91,006
10%
50%
90%

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$24.97 - $80.50
$35
MEDIAN: $35.00
50%

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$0$171K
Salary $53,993 - $155,288
Bonus $24.66 - $25,639
Profit Sharing $970 - $16,487
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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$52,247 - $171,259
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 186
Hourly Data $0$80
Hourly Rate $35.00
Overtime $65.00
Annual Data $0$171K
Bonus $24.66 - $25,639
Profit Sharing $970 - $16,487
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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$52,247 - $171,259
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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.

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Key Stats for Chief Pilot (Aircraft)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
50%

Experience Affects Chief Pilot (Aircraft) Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$93,000

Experienced
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼20%

Entry-Level
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 26%