The 2021 Compensation Survey participation period has closed. NBAA will begin its formal audit of survey data and begin compiling the final results tables. Results will be available to survey participants in September 2021.

The NBAA Compensation Survey is an indispensable business tool for NBAA member flight departments. Conducted annually, the industry survey provides a comprehensive review of aviation department personnel salaries and benefits to help member companies better evaluate their own flight departments.

The survey, administered by BDO USA, LLP, provides participants with a comprehensive picture of aviation department makeup, key benefits, policies and compensation packages for their employees. This includes:

  • Annual cash compensation, including base salary, overtime and annual incentives)
  • Salary ranges
  • Merit increases
  • Long-term incentives – eligibility and type
  • Formally recorded duty/flight hours and weekend/RON days

Participating NBAA Business or Operating members receive complimentary access to the survey when published. Members Representative who have not participated in the current year’s survey may purchase access to survey results for $700.

March 2, 2021 Survey Open
April 23, 2021 Survey Submission Deadline
September 2021 2021 Survey Results Published

For more information about the survey, email ops@nbaa.org or call 202-783-9250.