Experienced Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer Salary

Compensation for Experienced Airline Pilots and Copilots is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($108K). In the world of Experienced Airline Pilots and Copilots, total cash compensation can vary between $61K and $268K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $39K and $25K, respectively. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$52,191 - $213,534
$52K
$100K
$210K
MEDIAN: $104,330
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$38.43 - $190.45
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MEDIAN: $113.44
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$0$280K
Salary $52,191 - $213,534
Bonus $511 - $39,149
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $24,889
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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$59,858 - $280,356
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 122
Hourly Data $0$271
Hourly Rate $38.43 - $190.45
Overtime $15.46 - $271.48
Annual Data $0$280K
Bonus $511 - $39,149
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $24,889
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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$59,858 - $280,356
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer


Experienced Airline Pilots and Copilots seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Southwest Airlines Co, where the average salary comes to $294K.

With a median salary of only $179K, United Airlines, Inc. pays the least. It seems that the compensation range of $81K to $271K isn't that wide, either.

Key Stats for Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
10-19 years
76%
20 years or more
24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 10%