What are typical pilot salaries?

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Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field?

What skills should you learn to increase your salary?

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tmp in Fort Worth, Texas

48 months ago

Yes. You can expect to earn about $20,000 a year your first 5 years as a pilot. After that, you will be able to progress to $45,000 to $65,000 for the next 5 years. After 10 years you can expect to bounce between six figure salaries and mid fifties.

The only thing that can get you more money is great people skills. But that only helps after you have been in the business for 10 years or more.

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LOL in Pasadena, Texas

45 months ago

Stay out of aviatioin unless you want to be broke and miserable. The regionals suck; majors suck a little less and corporate is a crapshoot.

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