Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineer Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers among Alaska metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,800
25th Percentile Wage
$70,140
50th Percentile Wage
$103,450
75th Percentile Wage
$148,540
90th Percentile Wage
$191,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $191,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $103,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016103,450-11.32%-10.35%
2015115,160-8.92%-
2014125,430-23.10%-
2013154,40026.06%-
2012114,160--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers in Alaska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in state of Alaska ranges from $89,080 to $124,750. The highest paying area for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in Alaska is Anchorage with a median annual salary of $124,750. The lowest paying area is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $89,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Anchorage
$124,750
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$89,080


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