Average Commercial Pilot Salary in Australia

AU$78,526
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$4,894
Bonus
AU$14,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Commercial Pilot in Australia is AU$78,526.
10%
AU$48k
MEDIAN
AU$79k
90%
AU$182k
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Salary
AU$48k - AU$182k
Bonus
AU$2k - AU$15k
Profit Sharing
AU$3k - AU$187k
Total Pay
AU$47k - AU$187k

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Job Description for Commercial Pilot

Commercial Pilot Tasks
  • Operate, monitor, analyze and appropriately react to all aircraft operational functions.
  • Coordinate tasks to permit a number of functions such as flight fueling, loading and passenger handling.
  • Maintain knowledge of assigned aircraft equipment type and current operational procedures.
  • Safely, legally and consistently operate aircraft.
  • Perform flight operations tasks including aircraft takeoff, climb, cruise, descent, approach and landing.

Popular Employer Salaries for Commercial Pilot

AU$92k

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Popular Skills for Commercial Pilot

Skills in Commercial, Leadership and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Pilot

An entry-level Commercial Pilot with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$61,042 based on 6 salaries. An early career Commercial Pilot with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$66,078 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Commercial Pilot with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$80,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Commercial Pilot with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$104,762 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$120,000.
Employees with Commercial Pilot in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 91.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (8.2% more) and Perth, Western Australia (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Darwin, Northern Territory (36.7% less), Brisbane, Queensland (20.5% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (4.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 87 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.9%
Early Career
49.4%
Mid Career
18.4%
Experienced
13.8%
Late Career
11.5%

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