How much money does an AIRLINE PILOT make?
Most people are unaware that pilots are not on salary pay. They actually are paid per flight hour.
Salaries range from $25/hr all the way up to $350+/hr
After flight school, pilots are eligible for a job as a first officer at a regional airline. These jobs typically start at $35k-$50k annual earnings.
After an average of 15 years flying, most pilots will be able to fly as a captain for the majors. These positions can pay in excess of $350k per year!
Earning potential over time