VIEW SALARIES: AVIATION MANAGER  |  CHIEF PILOT  |  CAPTAIN  |  FIRST OFFICER
At BizJetJobs, the #1 resource for job-seeking corporate pilots, we are often asked about typical pilot salaries in the U.S., especially Captain Salaries. Below is data from the Pilot Salary Survey, showing Average, High and Low pay for a variety of the popular types of jets our pilots fly. Please use this data as a guide to help you negotiate your Captain Pilot salary with prospective employers, being sure to keep in mind your own experience, flight time and other considerations. View the latest Captain Pilot Job Listings.

CAPTAIN SALARIES

AircraftAverageLowHigh# Registered with FAA
HEAVY INTERNATIONAL JETS
Airbus ACJ318/319 140000 127000 179000
Boeing 727 126000 105000 147000
Boeing 737/BBJ 140000 129000 170000
Challenger 600/601 117000 97000 143000
Challenger 604/605 131000 102000 169000
Falcon 7X 139000 101000 174000
Falcon 900/900EX 132000 98000 170000
Global Express/5000/6000 152000 114000 195000
Gulfstream IV/G450 140000 104000 176000
Gulfstream V/G550 152000 116000 190000
Gulfstream G650 156000 121000 198000
LARGE JETS
Falcon 2000/2000EX/LX 123000 97000 161000
Gulfstream II/Ill 111000 90000 138000
SUPERMIDSIZE JETS
Challenger 300/350 114000 92000 135000
Citation X 115000 94000 139000
Embraer Legacy 600 104000 84000 130000
Falcon 50/50EX 107000 86000 134000
Gulistream Galaxy/G200/G280 113000 87000 138000
MIDSIZE JETS
Citation III/VI/VII 89000 75000 108000
Citation Excel/XLS 89000 76000 113000
Citation Sovereign 103000 84000 118000
Falcon 20/200 83000 67000 104000
Gulfstream Astra/G100/G150 99000 79000 116000
Hawker 600/700/750 83000 69000 99000
Hawker 800/800XP/1000 99000 79000 121000
Hawker 850/850XP/900/900XP 101000 84000 123000
Learjet 35/36 78000 65000 95000
Learjet 40/40XRI45/45XR 93000 78000 105000
Learjet55/60/60XR 95000 79000 108000
Learjet 70/75 100000 84000 113000
LIGHT JETS
Beech jet 400/Hawker 400XP 78000 66000 97000
CitationJet/CJl/CJ2 72000 63000 86000
Citation ll/Sll/BravoICJ3/CJ4 78000 65000 101000
Citation V/Ultra/Encore 84000 68000 105000
Citation Muslang/M2 67000 58000 82000
Embraer Phenom 100 66000 57000 81000
Embraer Phenom 300 74000 63000 89000
Premier I 72000 59000 867000


2017 Professional Pilot Survey of First Officers in Corporate & Charter Aviation.

Note: Flight departments around the country may pay more or less due to differences in cost of living.