VIEW SALARIES: AVIATION MANAGER  |  CHIEF PILOT  |  CAPTAIN  |  FIRST OFFICER

At BizJetJobs, the #1 resource for job-seeking corporate aviation professionals, we are often asked about typical aviation salaries in the U.S., especially Aviation Manager Salaries. Below is data from the Pilot Salary Survey, showing Average, High and Low pay for aviation managers. Please use this data as a guide to help you negotiate your aviation manager salary with prospective employers, being sure to keep in mind your own experience, flight time and other considerations. View the latest Corporate Aviation Management Job Listings.

AVIATION MANAGER SALARIES

Aircraft Average Pay Low Pay High Pay # Registered with FAA
HEAVY INTERNATIONAL JETS
Airbus ACJ318/319 199000 151000 264000
Boeing 727 183000 124000 201000
Boeing 737/BBJ 195000 149000 262000
Challenger 600/601 166000 120000 234000
Challenger 604/605 183000 129000 246000
Falcon 7X 196000 135000 256000
Falcon 900/900EX 190000 131000 245000
Global Express/5000/6000 197000 148000 256000
Gulfstream IV/G450 193000 142000 248000
Gulfstream V/G550 201000 147000 255000
Gulfstream G650 207000 155000 262000
LARGE JETS
Falcon 2000/2000EX/LX 165000 131000 217000
Gulfstream Ill 136000 122000 176000
SUPERMIDSIZE JETS
Challenger 300/350 157000 130000 177000
Citation X 158000 131000 204000
Embraer Legacy 600 138000 118000 154000
Falcon 50/50EX 146000 110000 195000
Gulistream Galaxy/G200/G280 138000 118000 161000
MIDSIZE JETS
Citation III/VI/VII 122000 93000 144000
Citation Excel/XLS 124000 102000 146000
Citation Sovereign 130000 104000 154000
Falcon 20/200 103000 87000 1320000
Gulfstream Astra/G100/G150 119000 97000 148000
Hawker 600/700/750 103000 85000 136000
Hawker 800/800XP/1000 129000 96000 160000
Hawker 850/850XP/900/900XP 139000 103000 172000
Learjet 35/36 91000 79000 110000
Learjet 40/40XRI45/45XR 114000 93000 138000
Learjet 55/60/60XR 125000 98000 154000
Learjet 70/75 129000 100000 157000
LIGHT JETS
Beech jet 400/Hawker 400XP 99000 83000 127000
CitationJet/CJl/CJ2 93000 74000 124000
Citation ll/Sll/Bravo/CJ3/CJ4 100000 82000 134000
Citation V/Ultra/Encore 103000 85000 137000
Citation Mustang/M2 82000 67000 92000
Embraer Phenom 100 91000 74000 154000
Embraer Phenom 300 97000 82000 124000
Premier I 91000 71000 115000

Professional Pilot Survey of Aviation Managers in Corporate & Charter Aviation.

Note: The results of the pilot salary survey are based on the participants for each aircraft, without consideration for location, employer size, etc. Flight department salaries may be higher or lower than shown based on cost of living, pilot experience, work requirements, ease of hiring a replacement, etc.

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