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Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet Salary

Non-Jet Commercial Pilots in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $50K per year. Lower pay rates hover around $27K, and the higher rates verge on $85K per year. Job satisfaction for Non-Jet Commercial Pilots is high. A little more than half enjoy medical while more than a third get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under one-fifth. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$25,559 - $74,508
(Median)
$26K
$50K
$75K
MEDIAN: $50,354
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90%

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$16.00 - $55.38
(Median)
$16
$27
$55
MEDIAN: $26.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$25,559 - $74,508  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$26,962 - $84,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $55.38  
   
Overtime
$24.20 - $63.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
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).
)
$26,962 - $84,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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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.


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.

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Experience Affects Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 45%