Delta Air Lines Airline Pilot Salaries

Updated Sep 17, 2021



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87 Salaries


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$18,087 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 5 salaries

$1,288 - $50,833 Range

$15,831 Avg

Profit Sharing

Reported in 21 salaries

$1 - $66,725 Range
Stock Bonus, Commission Sharing, Tips have not been reported for this role

How much does a Airline Pilot at Delta Air Lines make?

The typical Delta Air Lines Airline Pilot salary is $196,168 per year. Airline Pilot salaries at Delta Air Lines can range from $55,469 - $630,306 per year. This estimate is based upon 87 Delta Air Lines Airline Pilot salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Airline Pilot at Delta Air Lines can expect to make an average total pay of $202,560 per year.


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Delta Air Lines Salary FAQs

The average salary for an Airline Pilot is $85,103 per year in United States, which is 56% lower than the average Delta Air Lines salary of $196,168 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of an Airline Pilot ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $97,160 per year and goes up to $85,061 per year for the highest level of seniority.

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