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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$85,050
25th Percentile Wage
$101,920
50th Percentile Wage
$137,310
75th Percentile Wage
$180,380
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $180,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $137,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $85,050.

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 Florida 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
2016137,3102.09%16.34%
2015134,440-3.70%-
2014139,42010.70%-
2013124,5007.73%-
2012114,870--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in state of Florida ranges from $91,720 to $153,240. The highest paying area for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in Florida is Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall with a median annual salary of $153,240. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach (mean annual salary $140,030). The lowest paying area is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach with a median annual salary of $91,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$153,240
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$140,030
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$135,000
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$114,540
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$91,720



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