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Commercial Pilots Salary Information in Montana

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,570
25th Percentile Wage
$43,380
50th Percentile Wage
$63,710
75th Percentile Wage
$83,690
90th Percentile Wage
$146,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for commercial pilots in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $146,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,570.

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
$63,710
-2.37% 7.53%
2016
$65,220
6.82% -
2015
$60,770
-10.30% -
2014
$67,030
3.25% -
2013
$64,850
9.16% -
2012
$58,910
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of commercial pilots in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of commercial pilots in state of Montana ranges from $42,060 to $73,750. The highest paying area for commercial pilots in Montana is Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,750. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Missoula (mean annual salary $69,960). The lowest paying area is Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$73,750
Missoula
$69,960
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$67,120
Billings
$61,730
Great Falls
$51,690
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$42,060




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