Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet Salary

Non-Jet Commercial Pilots in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $51K per year. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $28K and $86K per year. Job satisfaction for Non-Jet Commercial Pilots is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — more than two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, a little more than half have medical insurance and more than a third receive dental plans. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$27,038 - $79,647
(Median)
$27K
$51K
$80K
MEDIAN: $51,170
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$15.78 - $55.88
(Median)
$16
$28
$56
MEDIAN: $27.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$27,038 - $79,647  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
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).
)
$28,188 - $85,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$15.78 - $55.88  
   
Overtime
$24.49 - $63.52  
National Annualized 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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
   
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).
)
$28,188 - $85,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet

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


For many Non-Jet Commercial Pilots, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $43K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $49K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $59K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $70K on average.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Commercial Pilot, Non-Jet Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 45%
ADVERTISEMENT