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

The average annual and hourly salaries for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers among Mississippi 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 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$72,170
25th Percentile Wage
$81,790
50th Percentile Wage
$84,200
75th Percentile Wage
$102,960
90th Percentile Wage
$119,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $72,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$84,200
1.59% 6.92%
2016
$82,860
-0.72% -
2015
$83,460
0.97% -
2014
$82,650
1.02% -
2013
$81,810
4.20% -
2012
$78,370
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers in Mississippi Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in state of Mississippi ranges from $81,800 to $96,960. The highest paying area for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in Mississippi is Jackson with a median annual salary of $96,960. The lowest paying area is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $81,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jackson
$96,960
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$81,800




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