Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a First Officer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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$88,631 / yrTotal Pay
$71,676 / yrBase Pay
$16,955 / yrAdditional Pay

$88,631

 / yr
$44K$288K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a First Officer is $88,631 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $71,676 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $16,955 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$88,010 /yr
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$145,666 /yr
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For First Officer

Some related job titles are Chief Pilot Salaries with median pay of $130,770, Commercial Pilot Salaries with median pay of $87,971, Pilot, First Officer Salaries with median pay of $92,027, Airplane Pilot Or Copilot Salaries with median pay of $70,944.

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ExpressJet Airlines
3.5

ExpressJet Airlines

First Officer

$40,298

 /yr
Range: $24K - $119K

$24K

$119K

$24,436 - $118,805 Range

SkyWest Airlines
3.7

SkyWest Airlines

First Officer - Hourly

$37

 /hr
Range: $17 - $64

$17

$64

$17 - $64 Range

Republic Airways
3.4

Republic Airways

First Officer - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $12 - $59

$12

$59

$12 - $59 Range

PSA Airlines
3.2

PSA Airlines

First Officer - Hourly

$54

 /hr
Range: $13 - $60

$13

$60

$13 - $60 Range

Endeavor Air
3.9

Endeavor Air

First Officer - Hourly

$40

 /hr
Range: $17 - $70

$17

$70

$17 - $70 Range

Mesa Air
2.9

Mesa Air

First Officer - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $17 - $44

$17

$44

$17 - $44 Range

American Airlines
3.8

American Airlines

First Officer

$107,398

 /yr
Range: $39K - $385K

$39K

$385K

$39,470 - $384,704 Range

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United Airlines
4.1

United Airlines

First Officer

$166,436

 /yr
Range: $91K - $232K

$91K

$232K

$90,699 - $231,756 Range

Delta Air Lines
4.3

Delta Air Lines

First Officer

$159,995

 /yr
Range: $53K - $459K

$53K

$459K

$53,003 - $459,434 Range

Envoy Air
3.1

Envoy Air

First Officer

$69,163

 /yr
Range: $40K - $165K

$40K

$165K

$40,380 - $164,739 Range

Southwest Airlines
4.2

Southwest Airlines

First Officer

$173,358

 /yr
Range: $30K - $315K

$30K

$315K

$29,916 - $314,964 Range

Trans States
3.1

Trans States

First Officer - Hourly

$43

 /hr
Range: $20 - $83

$20

$83

$20 - $83 Range

CommutAir
3.4

CommutAir

First Officer - Hourly

$42

 /hr
Range: $21 - $51

$21

$51

$21 - $51 Range

Piedmont Airlines
3.1

Piedmont Airlines

First Officer

$87,357

 /yr
Range: $42K - $110K

$42K

$110K

$41,761 - $109,745 Range

Horizon Air
3.5

Horizon Air

First Officer

$61,703

 /yr
Range: $22K - $112K

$22K

$112K

$21,956 - $111,679 Range

Pinnacle Airlines
2.1

Pinnacle Airlines

First Officer

$45,170

 /yr
Range: $27K - $84K

$27K

$84K

$26,957 - $83,896 Range

GoJet Airlines
2.5

GoJet Airlines

First Officer - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $5 - $53

$5

$53

$5 - $53 Range

Ameriflight
3.3

Ameriflight

First Officer

$59,348

 /yr
Range: $36K - $71K

$36K

$71K

$36,342 - $71,419 Range

Atlas Air Worldwide
3.4

Atlas Air Worldwide

First Officer - Hourly

$80

 /hr
Range: $10 - $120

$10

$120

$10 - $120 Range

Aim Transportation Solutions
3.8

$58,308

 /yr
Range: $57K - $64K

$57K

$64K

$56,593 - $64,201 Range

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$180,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Pilot, First Officer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a UH60 Pilot with 4 to 6 years of experience

$10

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Airplane Pilot Or Copilot with 1 to 3 years of experience

$40,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Team Captain with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$185,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Pilot with 7 to 9 years of experience

$46

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Pilot, First Officer with less than one year of experience

$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Pilot with more than 15 years of experience

$130,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Air Force Pilot with more than 15 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Team Captain with 7 to 9 years of experience

$140,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/yr

10 days ago by a Pilot with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a First Officer salaries

The national average salary for a First Officer is $80,471 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a First Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 54 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a First Officer employees.

The highest salary for a First Officer in United States is $106,475 per year.

The lowest salary for a First Officer in United States is $60,818 per year.

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