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Commercial Pilots Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for commercial pilots in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of commercial pilots amongst Mississippi 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,100
25th Percentile Wage
$59,950
50th Percentile Wage
$74,750
75th Percentile Wage
$97,140
90th Percentile Wage
$122,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for commercial pilots in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,100.

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

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for commercial pilots in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of commercial pilots from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201674,750-2.23%-0.76%
201576,420-11.16%-
201484,950-12.37%-
201395,46021.10%-
201275,320--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of commercial pilots in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of commercial pilots in state of Mississippi ranges from $51,800 to $92,800. The highest paying area for commercial pilots in Mississippi is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $92,800. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $77,760). The lowest paying area is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $51,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$92,800
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$77,760
Jackson
$62,420
Gulfport-Biloxi
$51,800


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