Commercial Pilots Salary Information in Kansas

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,010
25th Percentile Wage
$60,140
50th Percentile Wage
$78,430
75th Percentile Wage
$120,190
90th Percentile Wage
$159,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for commercial pilots in Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $159,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,010.

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
$78,430
-3.80% -0.94%
2016
$81,410
12.34% -
2015
$71,360
0.28% -
2014
$71,160
17.00% -
2013
$59,060
-34.05% -
2012
$79,170
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of commercial pilots in some Kansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of commercial pilots in state of Kansas ranges from $61,840 to $116,550. The highest paying area for commercial pilots in Kansas is Wichita with a median annual salary of $116,550. The lowest paying area is Kansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $61,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wichita
$116,550
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$61,840




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