Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. The average inexperienced worker earns $42K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $52K. Non-Jet Commercial Pilots who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $55K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $69K.