Commercial Pilots Salary Information in Odessa, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of commercial pilots in Odessa, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of commercial pilots in Odessa 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 Odessa, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,210
25th Percentile Wage
$30,950
50th Percentile Wage
$59,880
75th Percentile Wage
$91,460
90th Percentile Wage
$109,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for commercial pilots in Odessa, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of commercial pilots from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$59,880
-22.83% 0.00%
2013
$73,550
18.59% -
2012
$59,880
- -

Table 3. Compare Commercial Pilots Salary in Odessa with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $59,880 in Odessa is in the middle of salary range for commercial pilots in state of Texas. In comparison, the annual salary of commercial pilots in Odessa is 47.6 percent (47.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Fort Worth-Arlington and 5.5 percent (5.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Waco.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Worth-Arlington
$114,190
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$101,970
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$98,170
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$95,820
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$91,910
El Paso
$90,440
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$85,980
Midland
$83,490
Laredo
$82,050
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$81,280
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$79,830
Corpus Christi
$79,480
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$79,270
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$78,950
Tyler
$78,500
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$77,130
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$76,320
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$75,180
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$74,520
Amarillo
$70,490
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$68,070
Lubbock
$67,210
Brownsville-Harlingen
$62,300
Odessa
$59,880
Waco
$56,560



See also: Top paying jobs in Odessa, Texas.