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Commercial Pilots Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for commercial pilots in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of commercial pilots among Florida 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,750
25th Percentile Wage
$44,920
50th Percentile Wage
$61,810
75th Percentile Wage
$97,700
90th Percentile Wage
$130,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for commercial pilots in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,750.

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 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 commercial pilots from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,810-20.60%-12.02%
201574,5403.41%-
201472,000-1.88%-
201373,3505.60%-
201269,240--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of commercial pilots in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of commercial pilots in state of Florida ranges from $45,750 to $116,220. The highest paying area for commercial pilots in Florida is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach with a median annual salary of $116,220. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Naples-Marco Island (mean annual salary $86,900). The lowest paying area is Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach with a median annual salary of $45,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$116,220
Naples-Marco Island
$86,900
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$77,770
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$71,670
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$69,380
Port St Lucie
$67,000
Jacksonville
$66,910
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$66,060
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$62,780
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$61,230
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$60,170
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$59,480
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$55,430
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$47,610
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$45,750



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