The average salary for a Commercial Pilot, Jet is $122,829.
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Job Description for Commercial Pilot, Jet
While we may think of commercial airline pilots as the person on the other side of the microphone when we take a flight on a jumbo jet, in reality those jobs are at the top of the heap in this profession. Many commercial jet pilots fly for dedicated freight or shipping companies. Many others work for smaller regional airlines or charter companies also. A commercial jet pilot will typically specialize in a few varieties of aircraft and become fluent and familiar with the operation of that partic…Read more
Commercial Pilot, Jet Tasks
- Pilot a commercial jet in the transportation of passengers and goods nationally or internationally.
- Adhere to all safety standards and procedures.
- Provide high-quality customer service to flight passengers and crew.
- Monitor numerous factors, such as fuel, altitude, and weather conditions, adjusting flight plans accordingly.
- Inspect aircraft before a flight, ensuring that all components, electronics, and mechanics are in good order.
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Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Pilot, Jet
An early career Commercial Pilot, Jet with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,638 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career Commercial Pilot, Jet with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,685 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Commercial Pilot, Jet with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,788 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $127,485.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Commercial Pilot, Jet in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 20.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (36.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (20.0% less) and New York, New York (20.0% less).
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