Commercial Pilot, Jet Salary

A Commercial Pilot, Jet earns an average salary of $90,207 per year.

$44,042 - $187,531
$44K
$90K
$190K
MEDIAN: $90,207
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50%
90%

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$19.73 - $261.51
$20
$100
$260
MEDIAN: $105.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$44,042 - $187,531  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $50,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,521 - $54,248  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,169 - $245,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$19.73 - $261.51  
   
Overtime
$68.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$0.00 - $50,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,521 - $54,248  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,169 - $245,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Commercial Pilot, Jet

While we may think of commercial airline pilots as the person on the other side of the microphone when we take a flight on a jumbo jet, in reality those jobs are at the top of the heap in this profession. Many commercial jet pilots fly for dedicated freight or shipping companies. Many others work for smaller regional airlines or charter companies also.

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Commercial Pilot, Jet Tasks

  • Pilot a commercial jet in the transportation of passengers and goods nationally or internationally.
  • Adhere to all safety standards and procedures.
  • Provide high-quality customer service to flight passengers and crew.
  • Monitor numerous factors, such as fuel, altitude, and weather conditions, adjusting flight plans accordingly.
  • Inspect aircraft before a flight, ensuring that all components, electronics, and mechanics are in good order.

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Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Pilot, Jet

Pay by Experience for a Commercial Pilot, Jet has a positive trend. An entry-level Commercial Pilot, Jet with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Commercial Pilot, Jet with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Commercial Pilot, Jet which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 36 salaries. A Commercial Pilot, Jet with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $169,000 based on 19 salaries.

Key Stats for Commercial Pilot, Jet

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Commercial Pilot, Jet Salaries

Late-Career
▲82%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$93,000

Mid-Career
▼12%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 25%