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

The average annual and hourly salaries for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers amongst Colorado 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 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$109,310
25th Percentile Wage
$146,770
50th Percentile Wage
$180,180
75th Percentile Wage
$165,010
90th Percentile Wage
$171,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $171,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $180,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $109,310.

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 Colorado 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
2016180,1809.41%47.55%
2015163,22026.66%-
2014119,70011.30%-
2013106,17010.99%-
201294,500--


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