Average Commercial Pilot Salary in Canada

C$60,820
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$4,913
Bonus
C$6,800
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Commercial Pilot in Canada is C$60,820.
10%
C$33k
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C$61k
50%
C$148k
90%
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MEDIAN C$60,820
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Salary
C$33k - C$148k
Bonus
C$974 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$5k - C$14k
Total Pay
C$36k - C$159k

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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.

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Career Paths

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Commercial Pilot
Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engine...
Chief Pilot (Aircraft)
Assistant Chief Pilot
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Pilot

An early career Commercial Pilot with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$50,868 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Commercial Pilot with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$73,333 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Commercial Pilot with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$75,729 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$80,000.
Employees with Commercial Pilot in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 146.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (23.9% more) and Calgary, Alberta (23.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (48.3% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (17.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 86 survey responses.
Early Career
45.3%
Mid Career
23.3%
Experienced
22.1%
Late Career
9.3%

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