Commercial Pilot, Jet Salary (United States)

A Commercial Pilot, Jet earns an average salary of $70,462 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Commercial Pilot, Jet Salary (?
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$32,000 - $164,039
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $70,462
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Commercial Pilot, Jet Salary (?
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$24.24 - $149.41
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$32,000 - $164,039  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,737  
Profit Sharing
$2,472 - $7,607  
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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$35,064 - $178,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$130$260$390
Hourly Rate
$24.24 - $149.41  
   
Overtime
$24.66 - $387.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$260K$520K$780K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,737  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,472 - $7,607  
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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$35,064 - $178,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Job Description for Commercial Pilot, Jet

  • 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.
  • Provide high-quality customer service to flight passengers and crew.
  • Pilot a commercial jet in the transportation of passengers and goods nationally or internationally.
  • Adhere to all safety standards and procedures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Pilot, Jet

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Experience Affects Commercial Pilot, Jet Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
National Average
$78,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 12%