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How much does a Airline Pilot make in the United States? The average Airline Pilot salary in the United States is $190,401 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $170,901 and $212,201. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.

Airline Pilot Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Airline Pilot Salary $153,147 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Airline Pilot Salary $170,901 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Airline Pilot Salary $190,401 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Airline Pilot Salary $212,201 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Airline Pilot Salary $232,049 US May 28, 2024
25% $170,901 10% $153,147 90% $232,049 75% $212,201 $190,401 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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The Airline Pilot determines flight routes, speed, and take off and landing times to fulfill scheduling requirements. Ensures that trip of assigned flight (aircraft larger than 12,500 pounds at takeoff) is conducted in the safest manner possible. Being an Airline Pilot possesses current airline transport certificate with necessary type ratings. Must stay current with federal and local flight regulations. In addition, Airline Pilot requires a minimum of 5,000 hours of flight experience. Airline Pilot's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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