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How much does a Captain make?

Updated 3 Aug 2021
£46,807 /yr
Average Base Pay

5 salaries

£16K

Low

£47K

Average

£133K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Captain is £46,807 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Captain salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Captain employees.

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The British Army
3.8

The British Army

Captain

£45,000

 /yr
Range: £40K - £58K
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£40K

£58K

£40,000 - £58,047 Range

easyJet
4.1

easyJet

Captain

£110,392

 /yr
Range: £99K - £158K

£99K

£158K

£99,004 - £157,634 Range

British Airways
3.3

British Airways

Captain

£124,836

 /yr
Range: £52K - £201K

£52K

£201K

£51,918 - £200,791 Range

Flybe
3.9

Flybe

Captain

£73,525

 /yr
Range: £61K - £88K

£61K

£88K

£61,271 - £87,714 Range

Royal Navy
3.8

Royal Navy

Captain

£91,245

 /yr
Range: £43K - £99K

£43K

£99K

£43,120 - £98,982 Range

Enjoy Technology
2.9

Enjoy Technology

Captain

£57,176

 /yr
Range: £40K - £59K

£40K

£59K

£40,000 - £59,012 Range

Thomas Cook
3.8

Thomas Cook

Captain

£115,433

 /yr
Range: £110K - £124K

£110K

£124K

£110,178 - £123,564 Range

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UK Ministry of Defence
4

£53K

£83K

£53,152 - £82,937 Range

Jet2.com
4.3

Jet2.com

Captain
About 

£56K -£149K

£56K

£149K

£56,233 - £148,588 Range

Ryanair
3.1

Ryanair

Captain
About 

£50K -£112K

£50K

£112K

£50,442 - £111,535 Range

John Lewis & Partners
4.1

John Lewis & Partners

Captain
About 

£24K -£26K

£24K

£26K

£24,004 - £26,136 Range

Civil Service United Kingdom
4

£53K

£58K

£53,031 - £57,541 Range

Airbus
4.1

Airbus

Captain - Monthly
About 

£14K -£16K

£14K

£16K

£14,403 - £15,736 Range

TUI Group
4.8

TUI Group

Captain
About 

£94K -£103K

£94K

£103K

£94,403 - £103,433 Range

Virgin Atlantic Airways
3.8

Virgin Atlantic Airways

Captain
About 

£132K -£142K

£132K

£142K

£131,962 - £142,490 Range

Jet2.com
4.3

Jet2.com

Captain - Monthly Contractor
About 

£8K -£9K

£8K

£9K

£8,211 - £8,955 Range

HM Forces
3.9

HM Forces

Captain
About 

£40K -£44K

£40K

£44K

£40,104 - £43,782 Range

HM Armed Forces
3.9

HM Armed Forces

Captain
About 

£43K -£47K

£43K

£47K

£43,322 - £47,482 Range

Sodexo USA
3.6

Sodexo USA

Captain - Hourly
About 

£9 -£10

 hourly

£9

£10

£9 - £10 Range

MAERSK
4.1

MAERSK

Captain
About 

£60K -£66K

£60K

£66K

£60,033 - £65,821 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Captain salaries

The national average salary for a a Captain is £46,807 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Captain salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Captain employees.

The highest salary for a a Captain in United Kingdom is £133,036 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Captain in United Kingdom is £16,468 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£100,800
per year
A Captain Royal Navy in the Portsmouth Area area reported making £100,800 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Portsmouth Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£95,000
per year
A Captain Royal Navy in the London Area area reported making £95,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£45,500
per year
A Captain in the Newcastle upon Tyne Area area reported making £45,500 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Newcastle upon Tyne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£33,500
per year
A Squad Captain in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £33,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Edinburgh Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£63,000
per year
A Captain in the Plymouth Area area reported making £63,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Plymouth Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£28,500
per year
A Squad Captain in the Bolton Area area reported making £28,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bolton Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£42,000
per year
A Captain in the London Area area reported making £42,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£45,500
per year
A Captain, British Army in the London Area area reported making £45,500 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government