Pay for Air Force fighter pilots varies according to their experience. New Air Force officers are ranked as second lieutenants. As of May 2016, they earned $35,668 a year. According to PayScale.com, in May 2016, the median annual pay military pilots in general was approximately $90,000.
How tall do you have to be to be a pilot in the Air Force?
Pilots have to meet the Air Force's height, weight and physical conditioning requirements. They must be 64 to 77 inches tall when standing, and 34 to 40 inches tall when sitting. They must weigh 160 to 231 pounds, depending on height.
How long does an Air Force pilot service?
Pilots make a 10-year, active duty service commitment and both Combat System Officers and Air Battle Managers career field make a six-year service commitment. Nursing graduates accept a commission in the Air Force Nurse Corps and serve four years on active duty after completing their licensing examination.