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

Survey submissions are audited by BDO USA, LLP.

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 $1,000.

Only NBAA Member Representatives, or Compensation Survey alternates designated by the Member Representatives, are eligible to access to survey results.

To purchase 2021 Compensation Survey Results, email or call 202-783-9000.

It may take 1-2 business days to validate and process orders before granting access to results in the Excel-based interactive reporting tool.

NBAA Individual Professional members are not eligible to access or purchase the NBAA Compensation Survey.

For more information about the survey, email or call 202-783-9000.