How much does a Captain make in the United States? The average Captain salary in the United States is $152,000 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $131,100 and $183,800. 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. 

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25% $131,100 10% $112,072 90% $212,752 75% $183,800 $152,000 50%(Median)
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The Captain follows required procedures to perform pre-flight checks and inspections. Pilots aircraft following standard operating procedures to ensure that flights operate according to all regulations, safety, and company policies. Being an Captain completes required documentation and performs post-flight procedures as required. Determines flight routes, speed, take-off, and landing times that will fulfill scheduling requirements. In addition, Captain may require a bachelor's degree. Requires FAA Commercial Pilot's License with necessary ratings. Typically reports to chief pilot. Being an Captain work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Working as an Captain typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2022

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