Average Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer Salary

AU$102,085
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$5,087
Bonus
AU$1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer is AU$102,085.
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AU$60k
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AU$102k
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AU$221k
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MEDIAN AU$102,085
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Salary
AU$60k - AU$221k
Bonus
AU$199 - AU$20k
Profit Sharing
AU$20 - AU$7k
Total Pay
AU$60k - AU$220k

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Job Description for Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer

Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer Tasks
  • Maintain, clean, and perform checks on aircraft and associated equipment.
  • Maintain, organize, and keep inventory of airplane equipment, parts and logs.
  • Inspect and test aircraft according to standards and regulations.

Popular Employer Salaries for Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer

AU$71k

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Popular Skills for Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer

Skills in Team Leadership, Transport and English Language are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer

An entry-level Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$62,642 based on 20 salaries. An early career Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$83,735 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$106,450 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$115,888 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$150,000.
Employees with Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 18.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (13.6% more) and Perth, Western Australia (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (6.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 157 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.7%
Early Career
28.0%
Mid Career
24.2%
Experienced
21.7%
Late Career
13.4%

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