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What is the average salary for Commercial Pilots in the United States?

Commercial Pilots earn an average salary of $82,430 per year. Salaries typically start from $35,250 and go up to $141,210.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

Learn more about the Commercial Pilot job market for salaries of real jobs in your area.

Highest

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

N/A an hour $141,210 per year
Senior

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

N/A an hour $104,160 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Commercial Pilots in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $75,620 per year
Junior

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

N/A an hour $52,450 per year
Starting

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

N/A an hour $35,250 per year

Historical salary for Commercial Pilots in the United States

Commercial Pilot salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Commercial Pilot Salary in New Jersey - $111,120 # 1
Commercial Pilot Salary in Connecticut - $102,160 # 2
Commercial Pilot Salary in Illinois - $98,450 # 3
Commercial Pilot Salary in Pennsylvania - $96,430 # 4
Commercial Pilot Salary in Texas - $95,430 # 5
Commercial Pilot Salary in New York - $94,160 # 6
Commercial Pilot Salary in California - $92,220 # 7
Commercial Pilot Salary in Georgia - $91,250 # 8
Commercial Pilot Salary in Virginia - $90,960 # 9
Commercial Pilot Salary in Colorado - $90,810 # 10
Commercial Pilot Salary in Delaware - $89,030 # 11
Commercial Pilot Salary in Washington - $89,030 # 12
Commercial Pilot Salary in Alabama - $88,910 # 13
Commercial Pilot Salary in New Mexico - $87,410 # 14
Commercial Pilot Salary in Arkansas - $86,590 # 15
Commercial Pilot Salary in Mississippi - $86,020 # 16
Commercial Pilot Salary in Hawaii - $85,390 # 17
Commercial Pilot Salary in South Carolina - $85,230 # 18
Commercial Pilot Salary in Minnesota - $81,430 # 19
Commercial Pilot Salary in Florida - $80,860 # 20
Commercial Pilot Salary in Maryland - $80,780 # 21
Commercial Pilot Salary in North Carolina - $80,390 # 22
Commercial Pilot Salary in West Virginia - $80,260 # 23
Commercial Pilot Salary in Iowa - $78,960 # 24
Commercial Pilot Salary in Louisiana - $78,930 # 25
Commercial Pilot Salary in Montana - $77,930 # 26
Commercial Pilot Salary in Nevada - $77,500 # 27
Commercial Pilot Salary in Oklahoma - $76,480 # 28
Commercial Pilot Salary in Alaska - $76,080 # 29
Commercial Pilot Salary in Kansas - $75,640 # 30
Commercial Pilot Salary in Michigan - $75,500 # 31
Commercial Pilot Salary in Tennessee - $75,150 # 32
Commercial Pilot Salary in Idaho - $73,590 # 33
Commercial Pilot Salary in Wyoming - $72,870 # 34
Commercial Pilot Salary in Wisconsin - $72,140 # 35
Commercial Pilot Salary in Missouri - $72,110 # 36
Commercial Pilot Salary in Massachusetts - $71,040 # 37
Commercial Pilot Salary in Arizona - $70,400 # 38
Commercial Pilot Salary in New Hampshire - $69,560 # 39
Commercial Pilot Salary in Nebraska - $69,230 # 40
Commercial Pilot Salary in Kentucky - $68,420 # 41
Commercial Pilot Salary in Indiana - $68,000 # 42
Commercial Pilot Salary in South Dakota - $61,670 # 43
Commercial Pilot Salary in Oregon - $60,910 # 44
Commercial Pilot Salary in Ohio - $60,660 # 45
Commercial Pilot Salary in Maine - $59,880 # 46
Commercial Pilot Salary in North Dakota - $58,690 # 47
Commercial Pilot Salary in Vermont - $52,810 # 48
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics