Question by  sajanjiv (85)

What is an airline pilot's starting salary?

I am thinking about being a pilot.


Answer by  primatefreak (1616)

According to the national average, the starting annual salary for an airline pilot is $62,149. These figures were updated 2/8/2011.


Answer by  LauraCalico (278)

A pilot's salary can vary widely depending on whether (s)he is working as an airline or commercial pilot. Salaries can start at less than $32,000. However, pilots do get benefits beyond their paychecks. Many are eligible for health and life insurance plans. They also get an expense allowance, and they and their families usually get free or discounted flights.


Answer by  Samir (143)

The average salary for a new airline pilot in the US in the range $28000 to $36000. After ten years experience as a captain, you will get $120000 to $200000


Answer by  Dean (4035)

The salary ranges from $47,110 to $128,229, depending on experience and years on the job. Add to that annual bonuses of $1000 to $5000 as well as profit sharing of $1,017 - $5,855. This brings the annual total to $62,272 - $173,140, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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