How much does a Chief Helicopter Pilot make in District of Columbia? The average Chief Helicopter Pilot salary in District of Columbia is $173,921 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $153,662 and $217,410. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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Chief Helicopter Pilot 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. Being a Chief Helicopter Pilot schedules flight personnel, maintenance and maintains flight records. Assumes flight duty. Additionally, Chief Helicopter Pilot has all required licenses and meets flying time requirements. Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Requires Commercial Pilot license for helicopters - CPL(H). Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Chief Helicopter Pilot 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. To be a Chief Helicopter Pilot typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $173,046 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $173,046 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $173,046 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $173,046 Date Updated March 26, 2020

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