Fighter Pilot Salary in the United States

How much does a Fighter Pilot make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Fighter Pilot in the United States is $44 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $38 and $50. Hourly rate 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Fighter Pilot?

A Fighter Pilot is a military aviator trained to engage in air-to-air combat while in the cockpit of a fighter aircraft. Fighter pilots undergo specialized training in aerial warfare and dogfighting (close range aerial combat). A Fighter Pilot with at least five air-to-air kills becomes known as an ace....

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Average Hourly Wage

Core compensation

 
 
 
38
50
44

Average Total Hourly Cash Compensation

Includes base and short-term incentives

 
 
 
39
51
45
These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Fighter Pilot in the United States. The average hourly rate for Fighter Pilot ranges from $38 to $50 with the average hourly pay of $44. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $39 to $51 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $45.

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