Commercial Pilot, Jet Salary

A Commercial Pilot, Jet earns an average salary of $88,685 per year.

$42,500 - $180,000
$42K
$89K
$180K
MEDIAN: $88,685
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90%

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$19.73 - $261.51
$20
$100
$260
MEDIAN: $105.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$42,500 - $180,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $42,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,532 - $53,829  
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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$41,658 - $221,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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 - $42,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,532 - $53,829  
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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$41,658 - $221,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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
22%
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
▲78%

National Average
$92,000

Experienced
▼3%

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
22%
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%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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