Pilot salary in Chicago Metro Area, IL

Average salary
$98,000/yr
Based on 421 income tax records
$33,000
$319,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$33,000
$319,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Pilots make?
The average total salary for a Pilot is $98,000 per year. This is based on data from 421 TurboTax users who reported their job as Pilot and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Pilot salary can vary between $33,000 to $319,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Pilot salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Saint Charles, IL
10 income tax records
$157,500/yr
$63K – $196K
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Valparaiso, IN
10 income tax records
$144,500/yr
$101K – $234K
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Westfield, IN
12 income tax records
$128,500/yr
$111K – $145K
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Carmel, IN
11 income tax records
$106,500/yr
$73K – $164K
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Grand Rapids, MI
20 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$75K – $126K
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Chicago, IL
137 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$57K – $126K
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Indianapolis, IN
49 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$52K – $103K
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Madison, WI
14 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$54K – $113K
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Milwaukee, WI
20 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$57K – $99K

Pilot salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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American Airlines, Cook County, IL
12 income tax records
$180,500/yr
$118K – $209K
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United Airlines, Cook County, IL
18 income tax records
$165,500/yr
$141K – $220K
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Spirit Airlines, Cook County, IL
10 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$53K – $109K
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Envoy Air, Cook County, IL
16 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$50K – $78K
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SkyWest Airlines, Cook County, IL
53 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$56K – $79K

Pilot demographics in Chicago Metro Area, IL

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46% are single
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54% are married
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38% have kids
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54% own a home

Pilot salaries by age in Chicago Metro Area, IL

$0
$51,125
$102,250
$153,375
$204,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Pilots in Chicago Metro Area, IL

421 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a pilot in Chicago Metro Area, IL is $98,000 per year. Pilot salaries in Chicago Metro Area, IL can vary between $33,000 to $319,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 421 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as pilot.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for pilots near Chicago Metro Area, IL: American Airlines ($180,500 a year), United Airlines ($165,500 a year), and Spirit Airlines ($79,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for pilots near Chicago Metro Area, IL: Saint Charles, IL ($157,500 a year), Valparaiso, IN ($144,500 a year), and Westfield, IN ($128,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.