Average Commercial Pilot Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Commercial Pilot in United Kingdom is £56,427.
MEDIAN £56,427
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£29k - £112k
£600 - £6k
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£597 - £35k
Total Pay
£30k - £128k

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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.

Career Paths

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Commercial Pilot
First Officer (Aircraft)
Finance Administrator
Aircraft Pilot, Corporate Jet
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 £49,132 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Commercial Pilot with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £60,984 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £63,431.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 35 survey responses.
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