The annual and hourly salary statistics of commercial pilots in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of commercial pilots in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$35,420|
|25th Percentile Wage||$46,000|
|50th Percentile Wage||$57,580|
|75th Percentile Wage||$78,100|
|90th Percentile Wage||$96,510|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for commercial pilots in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $35,420.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of commercial pilots from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $57,580 in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater is in the middle of salary range for commercial pilots in state of Florida. In comparison, the annual salary of commercial pilots in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater is 51.6 percent (51.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin and 34.5 percent (34.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Sebastian-Vero Beach.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin|| |
|Naples-Marco Island|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|Port St Lucie|| |
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota|| |
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach|| |
|Sebastian-Vero Beach|| |