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Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Non-Jet Commercial Pilots in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $45K annually nationwide. Work is enjoyable for Non-Jet Commercial Pilots, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although close to two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and around two in five get dental coverage, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$24,941 - $72,297
(Median)
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45K
57K
72K
MEDIAN: $45,286
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$16.11 - $74.50
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$24,941 - $72,297  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
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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$26,566 - $85,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.11 - $74.50  
   
Overtime
$24.24 - $62.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
   
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).
)
$26,566 - $85,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Job Description for Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet

  • Devising a flight plan.
  • Pilot or copilot a wide variety of aircraft.
  • Check current and forecast weather information.
  • Obtain proper clearances to begin flight.

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Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet

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


For Non-Jet Commercial Pilots, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $43K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $49K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $50K. Non-Jet Commercial Pilots who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $61K.

Experience Affects Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 41%