Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineer Salary Information in Puerto Rico

The average annual and hourly salaries for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in the state of Puerto Rico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers among Puerto Rico 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers in Puerto Rico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$115,670
75th Percentile Wage
$96,990
50th Percentile Wage
$72,410
25th Percentile Wage
$56,720
10th Percentile Wage
$34,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,380.

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

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $72,410 -4.33%
2013 $75,690 -23.13%
2012 $98,470 0.56%
2011 $97,920 16.68%
2010 $83,920 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers in state of Puerto Rico from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -23.13%.We also note that the average annual wage had a small growth of 0.56% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 16.68% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineer Wage in Puerto Rico vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$72,410
Commercial Pilots
$53,190
Air Traffic Controllers
$102,960

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