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Airline Pilot Salaries

822 SalariesUpdated May 4, 2021

Average Base Pay
$86,938 / yr
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How much does a Airline Pilot make?

The national average salary for a Airline Pilot is $86,938 in United States. Filter by location to see Airline Pilot salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 822 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Airline Pilot employees.

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Airline Pilot

American Airlines

$167,111/yr

Range: $32K - $602K

104 salaries

$167,111/yr
$32K$602K

Airline Pilot

Delta Air Lines

$176,385/yr

Range: $54K - $608K

83 salaries

$176,385/yr
$54K$608K

Airline Pilot

Southwest Airlines

$221,636/yr

Range: $52K - $557K

73 salaries

$221,636/yr
$52K$557K

Airline Pilot

United Airlines

$197,082/yr

Range: $32K - $614K

68 salaries

$197,082/yr
$32K$614K

Airline Pilot

SkyWest Airlines

$106,042/yr

Range: $31K - $258K

47 salaries

$106,042/yr
$31K$258K

Airline Pilot

ExpressJet Airlines

$88,510/yr

Range: $22K - $242K

36 salaries

$88,510/yr
$22K$242K

Airline Pilot

Endeavor Air

$70,810/yr

Range: $38K - $210K

22 salaries

$70,810/yr
$38K$210K

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Airline Pilot - Hourly

Republic Airways

$45/hr

Range: $12 - $109

21 salaries

$45/hr
$12$109

Airline Pilot

PSA Airlines

$89,125/yr

Range: $41K - $191K

17 salaries

$89,125/yr
$41K$191K

Airline Pilot - Hourly

Envoy Air

$41/hr

Range: $19 - $94

16 salaries

$41/hr
$19$94

Airline Pilot

Alaska Airlines

$153,000/yr

Range: $62K - $336K

14 salaries

$153,000/yr
$62K$336K

Airline Pilot - Hourly

Compass Airlines

$40/hr

Range: $19 - $85

12 salaries

$40/hr
$19$85

Airline Pilot

Trans States

$76,919/yr

Range: $20K - $169K

12 salaries

$76,919/yr
$20K$169K

Airline Pilot

JetBlue

$230,810/yr

Range: $81K - $480K

11 salaries

$230,810/yr
$81K$480K

Airline Pilot

Ameriflight

$95,001/yr

Range: $92K - $103K

11 salaries

$95,001/yr
$92K$103K

Airline Pilot

Frontier Airlines

$103,144/yr

Range: $53K - $317K

9 salaries

$103,144/yr
$53K$317K

Airline Pilot - Hourly

Mesa Air

$30/hr

Range: $23 - $65

8 salaries

$30/hr
$23$65

Airline Pilot

Fedex Express

$272,000/yr

Range: $215K - $375K

7 salaries

$272,000/yr
$215K$375K

Airline Pilot - Hourly

Air Wisconsin Airlines

$37/hr

Range: $16 - $105

7 salaries

$37/hr
$16$105

Airline Pilot - Hourly

Horizon Air

$42/hr

Range: $10 - $124

6 salaries

$42/hr
$10$124

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent airline pilot salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$130,000
per year
An Air Force Pilot in the Anchorage, AK Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Anchorage, AK Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$40,000
per year
A Pilot in the Savannah, GA Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Savannah, GA Area area
Self-Employed
 
10000+ employees
Government
$55
hourly
An Airline Pilot in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $55 per hour
Additional Pay
$1k profit sharing
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$77,800
per year
An Airline Pilot in the Yakima, WA Area area reported making $77,800 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Yakima, WA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$58,500
per year
A First Officer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $58,500 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$80,000
per year
An Airline Pilot in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$6,000
monthly
An Airline Pilot in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $6,000 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$31,456
per year
A Cargo Pilot in the Charleston, WV Area area reported making $31,456 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Charleston, WV Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
An Airline Pilot in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
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