Average Airline Captain Salary

$168,070
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$85k
MEDIAN
$168k
90%
$302k

The average salary for an Airline Captain is $168,070

Base Salary
$85k - $302k
Bonus
$993 - $145k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $41k
Total Pay
$97k - $576k
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What Do Airline Captains Do?

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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How do Airline Captains Rate Their Jobs?

4.8 out of 5
(31)
Extremely Satisfied
9Reviews
Based on 31 responses, the job of Airline Captain has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.76 out of 5. On average, Airline Captains are extremely satisfied with their job.