What is the average salary for a Pilot?

The average salary of a Pilot is $129,600. Please note that the average salary for a 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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Senior

The top 25% of Pilots in United States earn:

$156,970
Experienced

The middle 50% of Pilots in United States earn:

$115,190
Junior

The bottom 25% of Pilots in United States earn:

$88,540
Starting

The bottom 10% of Pilots in United States earn:

$65,420

Historical salary

Pilot salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Pilot Salary in New York 168,250 1
Pilot Salary in Alaska 154,050 2
Pilot Salary in Michigan 148,520 3
Pilot Salary in Hawaii 148,280 4
Pilot Salary in Florida 142,960 5
Pilot Salary in Georgia 141,450 6
Pilot Salary in Texas 141,400 7
Pilot Salary in California 137,300 8
Pilot Salary in United States 129,600 9
Pilot Salary in Illinois 119,160 10
Pilot Salary in New Jersey 115,580 11
Pilot Salary in Virginia 111,370 12
Pilot Salary in Indiana 111,330 13
Pilot Salary in Colorado 108,410 14
Pilot Salary in Washington 107,790 15
Pilot Salary in Delaware 105,310 16
Pilot Salary in Tennessee 103,720 17
Pilot Salary in Iowa 99,840 18
Pilot Salary in Alabama 98,480 19
Pilot Salary in Minnesota 97,160 20
Pilot Salary in Oklahoma 95,460 21
Pilot Salary in Wisconsin 94,600 22
Pilot Salary in Kansas 94,570 23
Pilot Salary in Idaho 93,140 24
Pilot Salary in Arkansas 90,190 25
Pilot Salary in South Carolina 89,340 26
Pilot Salary in Nebraska 88,320 27
Pilot Salary in Mississippi 88,240 28
Pilot Salary in West Virginia 86,710 29
Pilot Salary in Puerto Rico 81,580 30
Pilot Salary in New Hampshire 80,970 31
Pilot Salary in Connecticut 80,590 32
Pilot Salary in Missouri 80,230 33
Pilot Salary in New Mexico 78,800 34
Pilot Salary in Ohio 76,470 35
Pilot Salary in Montana 75,140 36
Pilot Salary in Oregon 74,620 37

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