How much does a Airline Pilot make?

Updated 9 May 2021
£78,352 /yr
Average Base Pay

5 salaries

£51K

Low

£78K

Average

£121K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Airline Pilot is £78,352 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Airline Pilot salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Airline Pilot employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Pilot£40,658 /yr
L3
Senior Pilot£42,706 /yr
L4
Staff Pilot£42,706 /yr
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British Airways
3.3

British Airways

Airline Pilot

£69,501

 /yr
Range: £35K - £182K
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£35K

£182K

£35,257 - £181,987 Range

easyJet
4.1

easyJet

Airline Pilot

£58,319

 /yr
Range: £31K - £140K

£31K

£140K

£31,399 - £140,000 Range

Flybe
3.9

Flybe

Airline Pilot

£70,546

 /yr
Range: £32K - £198K

£32K

£198K

£32,353 - £197,515 Range

Virgin Atlantic Airways
3.8

Virgin Atlantic Airways

Airline Pilot

£85,257

 /yr
Range: £32K - £102K

£32K

£102K

£32,353 - £101,947 Range

easyJet
4.1

easyJet

Airline Pilot

£36,432

 /yr
Range: £1K - £65K

£1K

£65K

£1,007 - £65,357 Range

Jet2.com
4.2

Jet2.com

Airline Pilot

£71,257

 /yr
Range: £65K - £112K

£65K

£112K

£64,707 - £112,352 Range

Norwegian Air Shuttle
4

Norwegian Air Shuttle

Airline Pilot

£77,457

 /yr
Range: £53K - £91K

£53K

£91K

£52,825 - £91,290 Range

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TUI Group
4.8

TUI Group

Airline Pilot

£124,795

 /yr
Range: £61K - £361K

£61K

£361K

£60,774 - £361,087 Range

Thomas Cook
3.8

Thomas Cook

Airline Pilot

£70,343

 /yr
Range: £60K - £133K

£60K

£133K

£59,639 - £132,851 Range

Ryanair
3

Ryanair

Airline Pilot

£65,838

 /yr
Range: £48K - £111K

£48K

£111K

£47,643 - £110,604 Range

British Airways
3.3

British Airways

Airline Pilot

£56,308

 /yr
Range: £26K - £101K

£26K

£101K

£26,408 - £100,548 Range

easyJet
4.1

easyJet

Airline Pilot - Hourly Contractor
About 

£25 -£38

 hourly

£25

£38

£25 - £38 Range

Qantas
4

Qantas

Airline Pilot
About 

£484K -£524K

£484K

£524K

£484,379 - £523,625 Range

Sky
4

Sky

Airline Pilot
About 

£96K -£105K

£96K

£105K

£96,358 - £105,393 Range

Deutsche Bank
3.8

Deutsche Bank

Airline Pilot - Contractor
About 

£100K -£107K

£100K

£107K

£99,952 - £107,423 Range

British Airways
3.3

British Airways

Airline Pilot - Contractor
About 

£49K -£52K

£49K

£52K

£48,715 - £52,134 Range

Royal Air Force
3.8

Royal Air Force

Airline Pilot
About 

£68K -£73K

£68K

£73K

£68,347 - £73,323 Range

Airbus
4.2

Airbus

Airline Pilot
About 

£72K -£77K

£72K

£77K

£71,806 - £77,423 Range

TUI Group
4.8

TUI Group

Airline Pilot
About 

£106K -£114K

£106K

£114K

£105,659 - £114,082 Range

TUI Group
4.8

TUI Group

Airline Pilot
About 

£58K -£62K

£58K

£62K

£57,611 - £62,313 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Airline Pilot salaries

The average salary for a Airline Pilot is £78,352 in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 5 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Airline Pilot employees in United Kingdom.

The highest salary for a Airline Pilot in United Kingdom is £121,006 per year.

The lowest salary for a Airline Pilot in United Kingdom is £50,733 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

£50,000
per year
An Airline Pilot in the London Area area reported making £50,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£33,643
per year
A Royal Air Force in the Birmingham Area area reported making £33,643 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Birmingham Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£80,000
per year
An Airline Pilot in the Luton Area area reported making £80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Luton Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£72,000
per year
An Airline Pilot in the London Area area reported making £72,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£40,000
per year
An Air Force Officer in the London Area area reported making £40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£70,000
per year
A Pilot in the Manchester Area area reported making £70,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£31,000
per year
A Pilot in the Belfast Area area reported making £31,000 per year
Additional Pay
£2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Belfast Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Private Practice / Firm
£64,706
per year
An Airline Pilot in the London Area area reported making £64,706 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£40,441
per year
An Air Force in the Milton Keynes Area area reported making £40,441 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Milton Keynes Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£77,000
per year
An Air Force in the London Area area reported making £77,000 per year
Additional Pay
£1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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