Average Helicopter Pilot Salary

$76,671
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$51k
MEDIAN
$77k
90%
$112k

The average salary for a Helicopter Pilot is $76,671

Base Salary
$51k - $112k
Bonus
$587 - $18k
Profit Sharing
$3 - $3k
Total Pay
$50k - $118k
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What Do Helicopter Pilots Do?

Helicopter Pilot Tasks
  • Inspect and conduct pre-flight tests and fly helicopters to designated locations.
  • Communicate with ground control, home office and other aircraft.
  • Monitor navigational aids and flight instrumentation.
  • Register flight plans, load helicopters, calculate weight and monitor and adjust fuel levels.
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Job Satisfaction for Helicopter Pilot

4.1 out of 5
(47)
Highly Satisfied
8Reviews
Based on 47 responses, the job of Helicopter Pilot has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.09 out of 5. On average, Helicopter Pilots are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
94.3%
Female
4.9%
Prefer to self-define
0.8%
This data is based on 123 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

73%

Dental

63%

Vision

59%

None

25%