How much does a First Officer make in the United States? The average First Officer salary in the United States is $136,300 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $115,900 and $155,100. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $115,900 10% $97,327 90% $172,216 75% $155,100 $136,300 50%(Median)
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The First Officer follows required procedures to perform pre-flight checks and inspections. Pilots or co-pilots aircraft following standard operating procedures to ensure that flights operate according to all regulations, safety, and company policies. Being an First Officer completes required documentation and performs post-flight procedures as required. Determines flight routes, speed, take-off, and landing times that will fulfill scheduling requirements. In addition, First Officer may require a bachelor's degree. Requires FAA Commercial Pilot's License with necessary ratings. Typically reports to chief pilot. Being an First Officer work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Working as an First Officer typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022

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