Airline Pilot Salaries in United States

1,226 SalariesUpdated May 13, 2021

Average Base Pay
$73,379 / yr
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How much does a Airline Pilot make?

The national average salary for a Airline Pilot is $73,379 in United States. Filter by location to see Airline Pilot salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,226 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Airline Pilot employees.

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Airline Pilot

American Airlines

$169,893/yr

Range: $33K - $608K

105 salaries

$169,893/yr
$33K$608K

Airline Pilot

Delta Air Lines

$177,773/yr

Range: $54K - $613K

83 salaries

$177,773/yr
$54K$613K

Airline Pilot

Southwest Airlines

$221,196/yr

Range: $52K - $562K

74 salaries

$221,196/yr
$52K$562K

Airline Pilot

United Airlines

$201,417/yr

Range: $32K - $619K

70 salaries

$201,417/yr
$32K$619K

Airline Pilot

SkyWest Airlines

$107,100/yr

Range: $31K - $258K

49 salaries

$107,100/yr
$31K$258K

Airline Pilot

ExpressJet Airlines

$91,145/yr

Range: $22K - $245K

37 salaries

$91,145/yr
$22K$245K

Airline Pilot

Endeavor Air

$71,426/yr

Range: $38K - $210K

22 salaries

$71,426/yr
$38K$210K

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Airline Pilot - Hourly

Republic Airways

$45/hr

Range: $12 - $110

21 salaries

$45/hr
$12$110

Airline Pilot

PSA Airlines

$91,279/yr

Range: $41K - $192K

18 salaries

$91,279/yr
$41K$192K

Airline Pilot - Hourly

Envoy Air

$42/hr

Range: $19 - $95

17 salaries

$42/hr
$19$95

Airline Pilot

Alaska Airlines

$169,298/yr

Range: $63K - $339K

15 salaries

$169,298/yr
$63K$339K

Airline Pilot

JetBlue

$228,749/yr

Range: $82K - $485K

12 salaries

$228,749/yr
$82K$485K

Airline Pilot - Hourly

Compass Airlines

$41/hr

Range: $20 - $85

12 salaries

$41/hr
$20$85

Airline Pilot

Trans States

$77,588/yr

Range: $20K - $170K

12 salaries

$77,588/yr
$20K$170K

Airline Pilot

Ameriflight

$95,827/yr

Range: $92K - $104K

11 salaries

$95,827/yr
$92K$104K

Airline Pilot

Frontier Airlines

$104,040/yr

Range: $54K - $320K

9 salaries

$104,040/yr
$54K$320K

Airline Pilot - Hourly

Mesa Air

$30/hr

Range: $23 - $65

8 salaries

$30/hr
$23$65

Airline Pilot

Fedex Express

$273,927/yr

Range: $216K - $378K

7 salaries

$273,927/yr
$216K$378K

Airline Pilot - Hourly

Air Wisconsin Airlines

$37/hr

Range: $16 - $106

7 salaries

$37/hr
$16$106

Airline Pilot - Hourly

Horizon Air

$43/hr

Range: $10 - $125

6 salaries

$43/hr
$10$125

Recent Salary Reports

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

$114
hourly
An Airline Pilot in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $114 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$40,000
per year
An Airline Pilot in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
An AIRCRAFT PILOT in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Columbus, OH Area area
 
Full-time
Government
$163,348
per year
A Pilot in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $163,348 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$12,000
monthly
A Pilot in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $12,000 per month
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$6,022
monthly
An US Air Force Officer in the Hawaiian Islands Area area reported making $6,022 per month
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Hawaiian Islands Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$81,000
per year
A Pilot in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $81,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Pilot in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
College / University
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