Commercial Pilots Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for commercial pilots in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of commercial pilots amongst Alaska cities 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 Commercial Pilots in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,890
25th Percentile Wage
$47,510
50th Percentile Wage
$65,810
75th Percentile Wage
$89,390
90th Percentile Wage
$137,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for commercial pilots in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $137,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,890.

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 commercial pilots 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 commercial pilots from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,810-3.31%-13.25%
201567,990-5.63%-
201471,820-2.70%-
201373,760-1.04%-
201274,530--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Commercial Pilots in Alaska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of commercial pilots in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of commercial pilots in state of Alaska ranges from $62,980 to $75,470. The highest paying area for commercial pilots in Alaska is Fairbanks with a median annual salary of $75,470. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Anchorage (mean annual salary $66,070). The lowest paying area is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fairbanks
$75,470
Anchorage
$66,070
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$64,770
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$62,980


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