What is the average salary for a Commercial Pilot?

The average salary of a Commercial Pilot is $80,800. Salaries start from $36,850 and go up to $136,890. Please note that the average salary for a Commercial Pilot may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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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
Commercial Pilot Salary in New Jersey 110,610 1
Commercial Pilot Salary in Connecticut 100,320 2
Commercial Pilot Salary in Minnesota 99,290 3
Commercial Pilot Salary in Georgia 99,250 4
Commercial Pilot Salary in Mississippi 95,070 5
Commercial Pilot Salary in Texas 92,150 6
Commercial Pilot Salary in Washington 91,040 7
Commercial Pilot Salary in Delaware 90,500 8
Commercial Pilot Salary in New York 89,210 9
Commercial Pilot Salary in Pennsylvania 88,800 10
Commercial Pilot Salary in California 88,050 11
Commercial Pilot Salary in Arkansas 86,410 12
Commercial Pilot Salary in Hawaii 85,630 13
Commercial Pilot Salary in New Hampshire 84,690 14
Commercial Pilot Salary in Nevada 84,520 15
Commercial Pilot Salary in Alabama 83,940 16
Commercial Pilot Salary in Illinois 83,740 17
Commercial Pilot Salary in Maryland 83,080 18
Commercial Pilot Salary in Florida 82,080 19
Commercial Pilot Salary in United States 80,800 20
Commercial Pilot Salary in North Carolina 79,760 21
Commercial Pilot Salary in Oklahoma 79,390 22
Commercial Pilot Salary in Colorado 78,830 23
Commercial Pilot Salary in Iowa 77,910 24
Commercial Pilot Salary in South Carolina 77,610 25
Commercial Pilot Salary in Virginia 76,310 26
Commercial Pilot Salary in Kentucky 76,290 27
Commercial Pilot Salary in Michigan 74,310 28
Commercial Pilot Salary in Louisiana 74,300 29
Commercial Pilot Salary in Arizona 74,190 30
Commercial Pilot Salary in West Virginia 73,590 31
Commercial Pilot Salary in Utah 72,890 32
Commercial Pilot Salary in Wyoming 72,830 33
Commercial Pilot Salary in Alaska 72,450 34
Commercial Pilot Salary in Wisconsin 72,430 35
Commercial Pilot Salary in Missouri 71,840 36
Commercial Pilot Salary in Indiana 71,620 37
Commercial Pilot Salary in Nebraska 71,330 38
Commercial Pilot Salary in Tennessee 71,320 39
Commercial Pilot Salary in Montana 70,290 40
Commercial Pilot Salary in New Mexico 69,700 41
Commercial Pilot Salary in Massachusetts 69,140 42
Commercial Pilot Salary in Puerto Rico 67,620 43
Commercial Pilot Salary in Idaho 66,970 44
Commercial Pilot Salary in Kansas 66,050 45
Commercial Pilot Salary in Oregon 63,080 46
Commercial Pilot Salary in South Dakota 60,680 47
Commercial Pilot Salary in Maine 60,580 48
Commercial Pilot Salary in North Dakota 55,990 49
Commercial Pilot Salary in Ohio 55,620 50

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics