Alternate Job Titles: Chief Helicopter Pilot, Head Helicopter Pilot, Top Helicopter Pilot
How much does a Chief Helicopter Pilot make? The median annual Chief Helicopter Pilot salary is $147,384, as of August 03, 2017, with a range usually between $130,212-$184,235, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Chief Helicopter Pilot in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chief Helicopter Pilot in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Chief Helicopter Pilot in the United States is $147,384, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Chief Helicopter Pilot in the United States are expected to make less than $147,384.
Source: HR Reported data as of August 03, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chief Helicopter Pilot that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Chief Helicopter Pilot are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of August 2017
Partners with general aviation management to establish and implement operating policies and procedures for helicopter pilots. Ensures flights are operated in compliance with all applicable FAA regulations. Schedules flight personnel, maintenance and maintains flight records. Assumes flight duty. Has all required licenses and meets flying time requirements. Typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires Commercial Pilot license for helicopters - CPL(H). Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. View full job description