Career and Job Search Guide

Airline Pilots, Copilots and Flight Engineer Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage N/A N/A N/A
  Annual Wage $50,500 $141,100 $145,600
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career Description
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers Pilot and navigate the flight of multi-engine aircraft in regularly scheduled service for the transport of passengers and cargo. Requires Federal Air Transport rating and certification in specific aircraft type used. Include aircraft instructors with similar certification.