United Airlines Airline Pilot Salaries

Updated Jan 6, 2022



Base Pay Average

77 Salaries


Additional Pay Average:




$5,588 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 4 salaries

$2,739 - $36,057 Range

$5,903 Avg

Stock Bonus

Reported in 1 salaries

$5,903 - $5,903 Range

$10,907 Avg

Profit Sharing

Reported in 19 salaries

$1 - $45,652 Range

$5,903 Avg

Commission Sharing

Reported in 1 salaries

$5,903 - $5,903 Range

$5,903 Avg


Reported in 1 salaries

$5,903 - $5,903 Range

How much does a Airline Pilot at United Airlines make?

The typical United Airlines Airline Pilot salary is $210,000 per year. Airline Pilot salaries at United Airlines can range from $33,744 - $546,644 per year. This estimate is based upon 77 United Airlines 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 United Airlines can expect to make an average total pay of $210,901 per year.


Total Pay Average

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United Airlines Salary FAQs

The average salary for an Airline Pilot is $85,103 per year in United States, which is 59% lower than the average United Airlines salary of $210,000 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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