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Commercial Pilots Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for commercial pilots in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of commercial pilots among Indiana 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Commercial Pilots in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,610
25th Percentile Wage
$57,130
50th Percentile Wage
$74,290
75th Percentile Wage
$90,390
90th Percentile Wage
$114,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for commercial pilots in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of commercial pilots from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,290
9.31% 6.11%
2016
$67,370
3.03% -
2015
$65,330
1.16% -
2014
$64,570
-2.57% -
2013
$66,230
-5.31% -
2012
$69,750
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of commercial pilots in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of commercial pilots in state of Indiana ranges from $57,260 to $84,230. The highest paying area for commercial pilots in Indiana is Gary with a median annual salary of $84,230. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Indianapolis-Carmel (mean annual salary $78,090). The lowest paying area is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $57,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gary
$84,230
Indianapolis-Carmel
$78,090
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$67,380
Elkhart-Goshen
$64,140
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$57,260




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