How much does a Helicopter Pilot make in the United States? The average Helicopter Pilot salary in the United States is $96,798 as of August 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $82,088 and $124,473. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Helicopter Pilot

Helicopter Pilot is responsible for operation of helicopter. Ensures flight is conducted in the safest manner possible. Being a Helicopter Pilot determines flight routes, speed, and take off and landing times to fulfill scheduling requirements. Must stay current with federal and local flight regulations. Additionally, Helicopter Pilot requires 1,000 hours of helicopter flying time. May require an associate degree. Typically reports to a supervisor. Requires second class commercial Helicopter Pilot certificate. Helicopter Pilot's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Overstock.com, Inc. operates as an online retailer in the United States and internationally. It operates through Retail and tZERO segments. The company offers furniture; and home decor, including rugs, bedding and bath, home improvement, kitchen items, and other related products. It also operates Worldstock Fair Trade,... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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Skills associated with Helicopter Pilot: Pre-Flight Aircraft Inspection, Risk Assessment, Safety Incident Reporting, Aviation Software ...More

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