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Average Salary for Jet Pilot in United States

The average salary of a(n) Jet Pilot in United States is $111,779.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Jet Pilot in United States is $53.74.

The average bonus of a(n) Jet Pilot in United States is $4,192.00.

Job Description:

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. Starts engines and taxies airplane to runway. Sets brakes and accelerates engines to verify operational readiness of components and controls. Contacts control tower by radio to obtain takeoff clearance and instructions. Releases brakes and moves throttles and hand and foot controls to take off and control airplane in flight. Pilots airplane to destination adhering to flight plan and regulations and procedures of federal government, company, and airport. Responsible for safely conducting assigned flights. Logs information, such as time in flight, altitude flown, and fuel consumed. Must hold current commercial pilot's certificate with necessary type ratings issued by Federal Aviation Administration. Must stay current with Federal and local flight regulations. May instruct students or pilots in operation of aircraft. A year of experience averages 900 hours of flight time for most pilots. Less

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,... More

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