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Commercial Pilots Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for commercial pilots in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of commercial pilots among Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,160
25th Percentile Wage
$55,590
50th Percentile Wage
$73,350
75th Percentile Wage
$100,220
90th Percentile Wage
$138,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for commercial pilots in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $138,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,160.

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
$73,350
-13.21% -0.70%
2016
$83,040
-7.97% -
2015
$89,660
3.86% -
2014
$86,200
10.42% -
2013
$77,220
4.35% -
2012
$73,860
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Commercial Pilots in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of commercial pilots in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of commercial pilots in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $62,390 to $136,670. The highest paying area for commercial pilots in Pennsylvania is Philadelphia with a median annual salary of $136,670. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Youngstown-Warren-Boardman (mean annual salary $94,990). The lowest paying area is Pittsburgh with a median annual salary of $62,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia
$136,670
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$94,990
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$92,980
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$87,670
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$80,800
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$78,840
Reading
$77,820
Newark-Union
$63,240
Pittsburgh
$62,390




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