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

The average annual and hourly salaries for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers among Indiana 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$168,750
50th Percentile Wage
$90,130
25th Percentile Wage
$60,340
10th Percentile Wage
$53,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $168,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,400.

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

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

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $90,130 2.74%
2013 $87,730 -12.53%
2012 $100,300 -2.13%
2011 $102,480 2.16%
2010 $100,310 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in state of Indiana from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -12.53%.We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 2.16% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-2.13%).

Table 4. Average Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineer Wage in Indiana vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$90,130
Commercial Pilots
$64,570
Air Traffic Controllers
$123,950
Flight Attendants
$47,180

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineer Salary by State

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