Average Airline Captain Salary in Canada

C$118,847
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$11,000
Bonus
C$12,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Airline Captain in Canada is C$118,847.
10%
C$55k
MEDIAN
C$119k
90%
C$267k
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Salary
C$55k - C$267k
Bonus
C$1k - C$25k
Profit Sharing
C$2k - C$31k
Total Pay
C$54k - C$302k

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Job Description for Airline Captain

Airline Captain Tasks
  • Lead flight crew, monitor and evaluate data before and during flight.
  • Report and respond to emergency situations.
  • Communicate with ground control and authorities.
  • Evaluate situations and determine necessary changes to the flight pattern.
  • Responsible for safely flying aircraft and for the safety of passengers and crew.

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Pay by Experience Level for Airline Captain

An early career Airline Captain with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$75,000 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Airline Captain with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$92,500 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Airline Captain with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$117,686 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$172,000.
Employees with Airline Captain in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 17.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Thunder Bay, Ontario (47.4% less), Calgary, Alberta (28.5% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 54 survey responses.
Early Career
13.0%
Mid Career
9.3%
Experienced
24.1%
Late Career
53.7%