How much does a Airline Pilot make?

Updated 14 Sep 2021
£78,862 /yr
Average Base Pay

5 salaries

£51K

Low

£79K

Average

£121K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Airline Pilot is £78,862 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Airline Pilot salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Airline Pilot employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Pilot£41,155 /yr
L3
Senior Pilot£39,964 /yr
L4
Staff Pilot£39,964 /yr
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British Airways
3.4

British Airways

Airline Pilot

£74,158

 /yr
Range: £34K - £184K
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£34K

£184K

£33,789 - £184,301 Range

easyJet
4.2

easyJet

Airline Pilot

£57,129

 /yr
Range: £30K - £129K

£30K

£129K

£30,000 - £129,159 Range

Flybe
4

Flybe

Airline Pilot

£71,574

 /yr
Range: £33K - £200K

£33K

£200K

£32,765 - £200,028 Range

Jet2.com
4.3

Jet2.com

Airline Pilot

£72,259

 /yr
Range: £26K - £112K

£26K

£112K

£25,756 - £112,011 Range

easyJet
4.2

easyJet

Airline Pilot

£40,432

 /yr
Range: £1K - £66K

£1K

£66K

£1,020 - £66,188 Range

Virgin Atlantic Airways
3.8

Virgin Atlantic Airways

Airline Pilot

£90,770

 /yr
Range: £33K - £103K

£33K

£103K

£32,765 - £103,244 Range

Norwegian Air Shuttle
4.1

Norwegian Air Shuttle

Airline Pilot

£75,422

 /yr
Range: £53K - £92K

£53K

£92K

£53,497 - £92,452 Range

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TUI Group
4.3

TUI Group

Airline Pilot

£138,191

 /yr
Range: £62K - £366K

£62K

£366K

£61,547 - £365,680 Range

Thomas Cook
3.8

Thomas Cook

Airline Pilot

£93,436

 /yr
Range: £60K - £135K

£60K

£135K

£60,398 - £134,648 Range

Ryanair
3.1

Ryanair

Airline Pilot

£66,370

 /yr
Range: £23K - £78K

£23K

£78K

£23,083 - £77,820 Range

Cathay Pacific
3.3

Cathay Pacific

Airline Pilot

£99,974

 /yr
Range: £67K - £145K

£67K

£145K

£67,200 - £145,000 Range

British Airways
3.4

British Airways

Airline Pilot
About 

£26K -£105K

£26K

£105K

£25,753 - £104,890 Range

easyJet
4.2

easyJet

Airline Pilot - Hourly Contractor
About 

£26 -£39

 hourly

£26

£39

£26 - £39 Range

Wizz Air
3.4

Wizz Air

Airline Pilot
About 

£20K -£41K

£20K

£41K

£19,643 - £41,464 Range

Qantas
4

Qantas

Airline Pilot
About 

£495K -£535K

£495K

£535K

£494,990 - £535,075 Range

KLM
4

KLM

Airline Pilot - Hourly
About 

£8 -£50

 hourly

£8

£50

£8 - £50 Range

Titan Air
4.7

Titan Air

Airline Pilot
About 

£49K -£97K

£49K

£97K

£49,456 - £97,002 Range

Sky
4

Sky

Airline Pilot
About 

£98K -£107K

£98K

£107K

£98,192 - £106,613 Range

Deutsche Bank
3.9

Deutsche Bank

Airline Pilot - Contractor
About 

£101K -£110K

£101K

£110K

£100,731 - £110,380 Range

British Airways
3.4

British Airways

Airline Pilot - Contractor
About 

£49K -£53K

£49K

£53K

£49,257 - £53,499 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Airline Pilot salaries

The national average salary for an Airline Pilot is £78,862 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see an Airline Pilot salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Airline Pilot employees.

The highest salary for an Airline Pilot in United Kingdom is £121,133 per year.

The lowest salary for an Airline Pilot in United Kingdom is £51,342 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent airline pilot salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£40,000
per year
An Airline Pilot in the London Area area reported making £40,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£31,045
per year
A Royal Air Force in the Reading Area area reported making £31,045 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Reading Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£156,000
per year
A Pilot in the London Area area reported making £156,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£50,000
per year
A ROV Pilot Technician in the Aberdeen Area area reported making £50,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Aberdeen Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£123,892
per year
An Airline Pilot in the London Area area reported making £123,892 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£999,999
per year
An Airline Pilot in the Manchester Area area reported making £999,999 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£150,000
per year
An Airline Pilot in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £150,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Edinburgh Area area
 
Full-time
10000+ employees
£25,000
per year
An Airline Pilot (First Officer) in the London Area area reported making £25,000 per year
Additional Pay
£12k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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