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Chief Pilot Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$72,412 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chief Pilot is $72,412 a year and $35 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Chief Pilot is between $52,450 and $88,989. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Chief Pilot. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Directs operation of flight department of airline: conducts indoctrination training for new pilots and refresher training for experienced pilots.
  • Reviews reports on pilot performance and forwards reports to federal aviation administration.
  • Discusses operational and personal problems with subordinates to improve morale and efficiency.
  • Studies technical manuals of airplane and equipment manufacturers and government regulations affecting flight operations to ensure that company training manuals adhere to legal requirements and are adapted to type of aircraft in use.
  • Represents company in advisory capacity during contract negotiations with pilots' union.
  • Accompanies flights to observe performance of pilots check pilot.
  • Conducts training classes for flight personnel covering emergency procedures and use of survival equipment.
  • Directs preparation of flight-crew schedules and assignment of personnel.
  • May interview and hire flight personnel.
  • May pilot airplane on scheduled flights.
Chief Pilot Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Commercial Pilots

Job family population: 38,490

Estimated population of Chief Pilot jobs: 1,575

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Chief Pilot Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

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 Operations in all matters pertaining to CFR Part 135 operations. Main Responsibilities * Operational ...
Pilot in Command
Apr 11
Teterboro, NJ, USA
Aircraft Services Group
We invite experienced pilots who meet the stated minimum education and experience requirements (see below) to apply. We currently have an opening in Miami Area and NJ Area. Miami Area: (2) Two PIC ...
Pilot Rotor Wing - Somerset, PA (Conemaugh MedStar) - $5,000 Stipend
Mar 7
Somerset, NJ, USA
Air Methods
Pilots will perform a complete walk around of the aircraft prior to entering the cockpit for flight and upon completion of each flight. • Final authority with regard to operations of aircraft and ...
Leverage: Director of Operations
May 3
Manhattan, NY, USA
Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Operations will be the person who integrates and oversees all the major operating functions of the business. Your focus will be on finance, process, hiring, and ...
Director of Operations
May 20
New York, NY, USA
Raycon Global, Inc.
Job Summary The Director of Operations will oversee the day to day business operations for Raycon and reports directly to the CEO. He or she must be strong quantitatively and comfortable dealing with ...
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