Captain Salaries

645 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$97,888 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$15,331
Range$894 - $42,101

How much does a Captain make?

The national average salary for a Captain is $97,888 in United States. Filter by location to see Captain salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 645 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Captain employees.

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Captain

Dave & Buster's

$57,954/yr

Range: $54K - $68K

52 salaries

$57,954/yr
$54K$68K

Captain

US Marine Corps

$92,121/yr

Range: $66K - $128K

35 salaries

$92,121/yr
$66K$128K

Captain - Hourly

MOD Pizza

$12/hr

Range: $11 - $14

34 salaries

$12/hr
$11$14

Captain

Trader Joe's

$112,234/yr

Range: $100K - $121K

24 salaries

$112,234/yr
$100K$121K

Captain

US Army

$76,453/yr

Range: $70K - $104K

24 salaries

$76,453/yr
$70K$104K

Captain

US Air Force

$89,371/yr

Range: $64K - $143K

19 salaries

$89,371/yr
$64K$143K

Captain

NetJets

$175,827/yr

Range: $79K - $224K

16 salaries

$175,827/yr
$79K$224K

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Captain

United Airlines

$293,491/yr

Range: $201K - $410K

14 salaries

$293,491/yr
$201K$410K

Captain

Republic Airways

$84,296/yr

Range: $76K - $148K

13 salaries

$84,296/yr
$76K$148K

Captain

American Airlines

$288,533/yr

Range: $234K - $360K

11 salaries

$288,533/yr
$234K$360K

Captain

Marriott International

$66,052/yr

Range: $64K - $72K

11 salaries

$66,052/yr
$64K$72K

Captain - Hourly

Dave & Buster's

$13/hr

Range: $11 - $16

10 salaries

$13/hr
$11$16

Captain - Hourly

MOD Pizza

$13/hr

Range: $11 - $14

9 salaries

$13/hr
$11$14

Captain

US Navy

$174,260/yr

Range: $116K - $194K

8 salaries

$174,260/yr
$116K$194K

Captain

Southwest Airlines

$274,113/yr

Range: $235K - $498K

8 salaries

$274,113/yr
$235K$498K

Captain - Monthly

US Marine Corps

$6,760/mo

Range: $5K - $94K

8 salaries

$6,760/mo
$5K$94K

Captain

Entertainment Cruises

$50,015/yr

Range: $44K - $60K

8 salaries

$50,015/yr
$44K$60K

Captain

Edison Chouest Offshore

$120,685/yr

Range: $77K - $212K

7 salaries

$120,685/yr
$77K$212K

Captain

Jet Aviation

$175,999/yr

Range: $81K - $244K

7 salaries

$175,999/yr
$81K$244K

Captain

XOJET

$106,189/yr

Range: $97K - $139K

7 salaries

$106,189/yr
$97K$139K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$100,000
per year
A Battle Captain in the Ogden, UT Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Ogden, UT Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$6,241
monthly
An O3 - Army - Captain in the Fayetteville, NC Area area reported making $6,241 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Fayetteville, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$120,000
per year
An O6 - Navy - Captain in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$12
hourly
A Captain in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Captain in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $14 per hour
Additional Pay
$72k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$79
hourly
A Captain in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $79 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$87,444
per year
An Airline Captain in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $87,444 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
A Captain in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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