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Commercial Pilot Salary
in Alabama, United States

$110,185 (USD)

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Last updated: March 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Commercial Pilot is $110,185 a year and $53 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Commercial Pilot is between $76,560 and $137,090. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Commercial Pilot. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Pilots jet airplanes to transport passengers, mail, or freight, or for other commercial purposes.
  • Checks ship's papers to ascertain factors, such as load weight, fuel supply, weather conditions, and flight route and schedule.
  • Submits orders for changes in fuel supply, load, route, or schedule to ensure safety of flight.
  • Reads gauges to verify that oil, hydraulic fluid, fuel quantities, and cabin pressure are at prescribed levels prior to starting engines.
  • Requires current Commercial Pilot's Certificate with necessary type of ratings issued by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Commercial Pilot Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

Job family population: 84,070

Estimated population of Commercial Pilot jobs: 11,235

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Commercial Pilot Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Deputy Director - Commercial Data Science & Analytics
Feb 17
Birmingham, AL, USA
Develop and evaluate global commercial experiments and pilots (Digital, data mining, etc.), including KPIs to determine success; * Demonstrate thought leadership and content expertise in advanced ...
Sr Engineer - Subject Matter Expert
Feb 22
Huntsville, AL, USA
QuantiTech, Inc.
... and Commercial Customers in Systems Engineering and Integration; Program and Project Management ... pilot training and maintenance, and operational requirements. Provide UAS flight approval ...
UAS Operator
Jan 6
Huntsville, AL, USA
Avion Solutions
Provide support to the Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Group for worldwide operations ... Preferred Qualifications: * Manned and/or Unmanned aircraft operating (Pilot/Remote Pilot ...
Aviation Program Analyst
Feb 27
Huntsville, AL, USA
QuantiTech, Inc.
... and Commercial Customers in Systems Engineering and Integration; Program and Project Management ... duties as a Maintenance Test Pilot, Technical Inspector, Maintenance phase team leader ...
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