How much does a Airline Co-Pilot make in the United States? The average Airline Co-Pilot salary in the United States is $100,201 as of July 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $86,701 and $114,101. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $86,701 10% $74,410 90% $126,756 75% $114,101 $100,201 50%(Median)
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The Airline Co-Pilot supports captain in calculating flight routes, speed, and take off and landing times to ensure aircraft meets scheduling requirements. Assists captain of the aircraft (larger than 12,500 pounds at takeoff) with flight duties. Being an Airline Co-Pilot must stay current with federal and local flight regulations. Keeps navigation manuals and charts up-to-date. In addition, Airline Co-Pilot must be capable of taking full control of aircraft while in flight. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires FAA pilot certificate with necessary type ratings. Airline Co-Pilot's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2021

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