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Pilot Salaries

991 SalariesUpdated Jan 20, 2021

Average Base Pay
$81,187 / yr
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How much does a Pilot make?

The national average salary for a Pilot is $81,187 in United States. Filter by location to see Pilot salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 991 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Pilot employees.

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Pilot

US Navy

$84,402/yr

Range: $51K - $162K

84 salaries

$84,402/yr
$51K$162K

Pilot

US Air Force

$108,990/yr

Range: $70K - $144K

44 salaries

$108,990/yr
$70K$144K

Pilot

American Airlines

$109,955/yr

Range: $28K - $727K

41 salaries

$109,955/yr
$28K$727K

Pilot

NetJets

$135,495/yr

Range: $77K - $172K

30 salaries

$135,495/yr
$77K$172K

Pilot

SkyWest Airlines

$103,733/yr

Range: $46K - $188K

27 salaries

$103,733/yr
$46K$188K

Pilot

JetBlue

$186,059/yr

Range: $73K - $432K

21 salaries

$186,059/yr
$73K$432K

Pilot

US Marine Corps

$87,964/yr

Range: $48K - $213K

20 salaries

$87,964/yr
$48K$213K

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Pilot

Republic Airways

$46,583/yr

Range: $21K - $185K

18 salaries

$46,583/yr
$21K$185K

Pilot

SAIC

$72,841/yr

Range: $67K - $100K

17 salaries

$72,841/yr
$67K$100K

Pilot

ExpressJet Airlines

$61,706/yr

Range: $2K - $241K

17 salaries

$61,706/yr
$2K$241K

Pilot

Delta Air Lines

$140,000/yr

Range: $52K - $569K

16 salaries

$140,000/yr
$52K$569K

Pilot

Ameriflight

$56,253/yr

Range: $32K - $342K

14 salaries

$56,253/yr
$32K$342K

Pilot

UPS

$218,232/yr

Range: $71K - $288K

13 salaries

$218,232/yr
$71K$288K

Pilot

Mesa Air

$35,000/yr

Range: $22K - $76K

13 salaries

$35,000/yr
$22K$76K

Pilot

Air Methods

$69,470/yr

Range: $67K - $84K

13 salaries

$69,470/yr
$67K$84K

Pilot

US Army

$83,897/yr

Range: $58K - $125K

12 salaries

$83,897/yr
$58K$125K

Pilot

Envoy Air

$92,320/yr

Range: $25K - $206K

12 salaries

$92,320/yr
$25K$206K

Pilot - Hourly

PSA Airlines

$50/hr

Range: $24 - $78

11 salaries

$50/hr
$24$78

Pilot

Northrop Grumman

$106,197/yr

Range: $96K - $156K

10 salaries

$106,197/yr
$96K$156K

Pilot

FedEx

$228,755/yr

Range: $109K - $377K

9 salaries

$228,755/yr
$109K$377K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$110,000
per year
An Air Force Pilot in the Charleston, SC Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Charleston, SC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$9
hourly
A Pilot in the Warrensburg, MO Area area reported making $9 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Warrensburg, MO Area area
Self-Employed
 
1 to 50 employees
Franchise
$105,000
per year
A Corporate Pilot in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$200,000
per year
An Airline Pilot in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$35
hourly
An Air Force Fighter Pilot in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$30,000
per year
A Team Captain in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $30,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$93,972
per year
A Pilot in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $93,972 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$160,000
per year
A Pilot in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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