Salary Details for an Airline Pilot at Delta Air Lines

Updated Nov 14, 2022

Total Pay Estimate & Range

Total Pay
$88,382/yrBase Pay
$22,803/yrAll Additional PaySee Total Pay Breakdown below


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The estimated total pay for a Airline Pilot at Delta Air Lines is $111,185 per year. This number represents 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 base pay is $88,382 per year. The estimated additional pay is $22,803 per year. Additional pay could include bonus, stock, commission, profit sharing or tips. 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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Total Pay Breakdown


Total Pay

Pay TypePay EstimateMost Likely Range% of Total Pay
Base Pay
$88,382/yr$60K - $131K79.5%
$7,381/yr$6K - $10K6.6%
$9,621/yr$7K - $13K8.7%
Profit Sharing
$5,800/yr$4K - $8K5.2%

What are some related job titles for an Airline Pilot?

Some related job titles are Airline Pilot (Captain) salaries with median pay of $99,223, Airline Pilot (First Officer) salaries with median pay of $88,135, Airplane Pilot salaries with median pay of $88,652, Corporate Pilot salaries with median pay of $144,298.

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Delta Air Lines Salary FAQs

The average salary for an Airline Pilot is $90,180 per year in United States, which is 18% lower than the average Delta Air Lines salary of $111,185 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of an Airline Pilot ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $98,229 per year and goes up to $125,719 per year for the highest level of seniority.

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