The most-experienced senior captains have seen their pay shrink 12% to about $180,744 a year. In contrast, five-year cargo pilots now make an average of $108,330 a year, while top captains are paid $194,566.
Herein, how much does UPS pilot make?
Captains have a guaranteed salary of $255,128, with a typical captain earning another $35,000. The average pay of all UPS pilots, including captains and first officers, is $238,000, dwarfing the median wage for a U.S. commercial airline pilot at $98,410 based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
How much does a 747 pilot make a year?
The average annual salary at the major airlines above at the most senior levels is just less than $200,000 annually. Meanwile, the senior-most pilots at Delta, who fly B747s and B777s, earn around $245,000.
How much does a FedEx pilot make per year?
Source: The Pilots of FedEx. According to Memphis newspaper The Commercial Appeal, pilots flying for FedEx earn closer to $234,000 a year on average -- 90% more, to carry boxes from Point A to Point B, than the folks flying actual human passengers make.