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Aircraft Pilot Jet Salary

$120,710 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Aircraft Pilot Jet is $120,710 a year and $58 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Aircraft Pilot Jet is between $83,873 and $150,186. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Aircraft Pilot Jet. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Pilots jet airplanes to transport passengers, mail, or freight, or for other commercial purposes.
  • Checks ship's papers to ascertain factors, such as load weight, fuel supply, weather conditions, and flight route and schedule.
  • Submits orders for changes in fuel supply, load, route, or schedule to ensure safety of flight.
  • Reads gauges to verify that oil, hydraulic fluid, fuel quantities, and cabin pressure are at prescribed levels prior to starting engines.
  • Requires current Commercial Pilot's Certificate with necessary type of ratings issued by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Aircraft Pilot Jet Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

Job family population: 84,070

Estimated population of Aircraft Pilot Jet jobs: 11,235

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Aircraft Pilot Jet Job Listings for United States

Chief Pilot
May 17
Easton, MD, USA
East Coast Flight Services, Inc.
Chief Pilot for East Coast Flight Services, Inc. If you are an experienced captain and leader who ... We have operated a wide variety of piston, turboprop, and jet aircraft to domestic and ...
Corporate Captain/Pilot
May 23
Tyler, TX, USA
Vernon E. Faulconer, Inc.
Performs flight duties in compliance with FAA regulations, aircraft limitations, flight manual ... FAA Second Class Medical * 3000 Total Time TT * 1500 PIC * 500 PIC Jet * 250 PIC Type * Bachelor ...
Legacy 650 Co-Captain
May 9
Horseheads, NY, USA
Meadow Lane Air Partners LLC
... 2500 Pilot in Command 500 Multi Engine Land 500 Instrument 150 Jet 250 Preference will be given to local candidates with Embraer Legacy 650, or similar aircraft size experience. Benefits Package
Director of Operations
Apr 15
Farmingdale, NY, USA
Talon Air
The Chief Pilot and all operational personnel report to and are accountable to the Director of ... Jet Charter Company specializing in charter flights, maintenance and aircraft management. As an ...
Market Research Analyst
Jun 21
Moonachie, NJ, USA
Spectrum Staffing Services
... aircraft transactions, company/executive contact changes and field intelligence. Feed this ... jet transactions * Business management/marketing * Database management background * Pilot License a ...
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