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Commercial Pilots Salary Information in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of commercial pilots in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of commercial pilots in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Commercial Pilots in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,020
25th Percentile Wage
$41,130
50th Percentile Wage
$59,840
75th Percentile Wage
$69,380
90th Percentile Wage
$81,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for commercial pilots in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,020.

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
$59,840
-0.75% -21.57%
2016
$60,290
5.17% -
2015
$57,170
-5.30% -
2014
$60,200
1.51% -
2013
$59,290
-22.70% -
2012
$72,750
- -

Table 3. Compare Commercial Pilots Salary in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with Other South Dakota Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $59,840 in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for commercial pilots in state of South Dakota. In comparison, the annual salary of commercial pilots in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area is 28.4 percent (28.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Sioux City and 16.5 percent (16.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Sioux City
$83,550
Rapid City
$71,560
Sioux Falls
$61,300
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$59,840
Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$49,980



See also: Top paying jobs in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota.