A Commercial Pilot earns an average salary of C$59,322 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

C$30,100 - C$123,650
C$30K
C$60K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$60,335
10%
50%
90%
C$25.43 - C$97.21
C$43
MEDIAN: C$42.50
50%
C$0C$160K
Salary C$30,100 - C$123,650
Bonus C$19.10 - C$10,241
Profit Sharing C$5,000
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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C$31,918 - C$160,398
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 75
Hourly Data C$0C$113
Hourly Rate C$42.50
Overtime C$46.47
Annual Data C$0C$160K
Bonus C$19.10 - C$10,241
Profit Sharing C$5,000
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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C$31,918 - C$160,398
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Commercial Pilot

Most of the time, commercial pilots work for airlines. They must ensure that flight operations are conducted in a safe and efficient manner. They must initiate preflight planning by analyzing the weather and checking aircraft performance. They must be competent. They must comply with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations at all times. They must also follow their company's safety guidelines and procedures. They must make sure they operate the airplane in accordance with the operations manual. They must be reliable. They must follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). They may be required to be involved in flight safety investigations.

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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.

Commercial Pilot Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$64,532

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Commercial Pilot

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Commercial Pilot Salaries

▲39%

National Average
C$65,000

▼3%

▼22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 16%