What is the salary of a Commercial Pilot?

The average salary of a Commercial Pilot in United States is $80,800. Salaries start from around $36,850 and go up to $136,890. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

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$136,890
Starting ($36.9k)
Junior ($52.5k)
Experienced ($74.5k)
Senior ($100.5k)
Highest ($136.9k)
Highest

The top 10% of Commercial Pilots in United States earn:

$136,890
Senior

The top 25% of Commercial Pilots in United States earn:

$100,480
Experienced

The middle 50% of Commercial Pilots in United States earn:

$74,470
Junior

The bottom 25% of Commercial Pilots in United States earn:

$52,520
Starting

The bottom 10% of Commercial Pilots in United States earn:

$36,850

Historical salary

Commercial Pilot salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Alabama 83,900 16
Alaska 72,500 33
Arizona 74,200 29
Arkansas 86,400 12
California 88,100 11
Colorado 78,800 22
Connecticut 100,300 2
Delaware 90,500 8
Florida 82,100 19
Georgia 99,300 4
Hawaii 85,600 13
Idaho 67,000 43
Illinois 83,700 17
Indiana 71,600 36
Iowa 77,900 23
Kansas 66,100 44
Kentucky 76,300 26
Louisiana 74,300 28
Maine 60,600 47
Maryland 83,100 18
Massachusetts 69,100 41
Michigan 74,300 27
Minnesota 99,300 3
Mississippi 95,100 5
Missouri 71,800 35
Montana 70,300 39
Nebraska 71,300 37
Nevada 84,500 15
New Hampshire 84,700 14
New Jersey 110,600 1
New Mexico 69,700 40
New York 89,200 9
North Carolina 79,800 20
North Dakota 56,000 48
Ohio 55,600 49
Oklahoma 79,400 21
Oregon 63,100 45
Pennsylvania 88,800 10
South Carolina 77,600 24
South Dakota 60,700 46
Tennessee 71,300 38
Texas 92,200 6
Utah 72,900 31
Virginia 76,300 25
Washington 91,000 7
West Virginia 73,600 30
Wisconsin 72,400 34
Wyoming 72,800 32
Puerto Rico 67,600 42

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