Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineer Salary Information in New Jersey

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$80,320
25th Percentile Wage
$98,250
50th Percentile Wage
$118,690
75th Percentile Wage
$144,350
90th Percentile Wage
$171,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $171,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $118,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $80,320.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$118,690
1.58% 1.58%
2014
$116,820
2.67% -
2013
$113,700
-2.74% -
2012
$116,820
- -




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