$101,085
Avg. Salary
$87.09
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,180

Bonus

$10,348

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Airline Pilot, Copilot, Or Flight Engineer is $87.09 per hour.

The average pay for an Airline Pilot, Copilot, Or Flight Engineer is $101,085 per year.

$29.92
10%
$87.09
50%
$221.16
90%
MEDIAN $87.09
$41k
10%
$101k
50%
$233k
90%
MEDIAN $101,085
$40,674 - $232,849
$41K
$100K
$230K
MEDIAN: $101,085
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$29.92 - $221
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MEDIAN: $87.09
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$0$296K
Salary $40,674 - $232,849
Bonus $49.66 - $29,819
Profit Sharing $258 - $30,550
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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$43,451 - $296,805
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 27 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 658
Hourly Data $0$300
Hourly Rate $29.92 - $221
Overtime $18.25 - $300
Annual Data $0$296K
Bonus $49.66 - $29,819
Profit Sharing $258 - $30,550
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).
)
$43,451 - $296,805
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 27 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 167

Job Description for Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer

Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers generally perform jobs comprising the same duties. They ensure the safe flight of aircraft from one place to another by physically piloting and landing a variety of aircraft.

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Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer Tasks

  • Maintain, clean, and perform checks on aircraft and associated equipment.
  • Maintain, organize, and keep inventory of airplane equipment, parts and logs.
  • Inspect and test aircraft according to standards and regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 157 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 169 salaries. An Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $197,000 based on 131 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

33%

31%

18%

9%

7%

-13%

-18%

National Average: $114,538

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

Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer?

Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer in San Francisco:
Plan on not being home for half the month at least.

Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer in New York:
"Best Office View In The World!"
Pros: Flexible schedule, good money, adventure, high performance equipment, get to see places and experience cultures most people only see on T.V.
Cons: Commuting to a domicile is the worst thing about the job.

Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer in Chicago:
"Great Co-Workers!"
Pros: I work with a group of extremely competent front line co-workers that are able to mostly complete their jobs, despite efforts all around them to undermine their efforts.
Cons: While my fellow workers and I work hard to provide a quality product to our customers, I am amazed almost daily at the new policies, procedures, and ancillary cost cutting measures that management imposes on us that decrease the value of our product.

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Key Stats for Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer Salaries

▲72%

▲12%

National Average
$115,000

▼20%

▼39%

Skills That Affect Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer Salaries

Captain
▲13%

National Average
$115,000

Pilot
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 9%