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How much does a Pilot make?

Updated Sep. 25, 2021
$105,314 /yr
Average Base Pay

11 salaries

$70K

Low

$105K

Average

$159K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Pilot is $105,314 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Pilot salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 11 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Pilot employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Pilot$105,314 /yr
L3
Senior Pilot$84,544 /yr
L4
Staff Pilot$84,544 /yr
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Air Canada
3.9

Air Canada

Pilot

$100,000

 /yr
Range: $29K - $513K
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$29K

$513K

$28,595 - $512,915 Range

WestJet
4.1

WestJet

Pilot

$89,765

 /yr
Range: $42K - $176K

$42K

$176K

$41,751 - $176,124 Range

National Defence and the Canadian Forces
4

$33K

$174K

$33,328 - $174,197 Range

Royal Canadian Air Force
4.2

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot

$90,175

 /yr
Range: $56K - $132K

$56K

$132K

$55,885 - $131,784 Range

Canadian Armed Forces
4

Canadian Armed Forces

Pilot - Monthly

$8,757

 /mo
Range: $6K - $11K

$6K

$11K

$5,634 - $11,113 Range

Jazz Aviation
4.2

Jazz Aviation

Pilot

$41,079

 /yr
Range: $38K - $90K

$38K

$90K

$37,545 - $89,673 Range

Air Georgian
3.4

Air Georgian

Pilot

$32,205

 /yr
Range: $31K - $80K

$31K

$80K

$31,435 - $79,622 Range

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Department of National Defense
3.9

Department of National Defense

Pilot

$121,703

 /yr
Range: $112K - $130K

$112K

$130K

$111,721 - $130,000 Range

Air Transat
4.5

Air Transat

Pilot

$104,290

 /yr
Range: $53K - $149K

$53K

$149K

$52,610 - $148,828 Range

Perimeter Aviation
2.5

Perimeter Aviation

Pilot

$34,473

 /yr
Range: $30K - $52K

$30K

$52K

$30,469 - $52,420 Range

Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services
3.9

$103K

$156K

$102,580 - $156,394 Range

Sunwing Airlines
4

Sunwing Airlines

Pilot

$154,930

 /yr
Range: $127K - $170K

$127K

$170K

$127,203 - $169,809 Range

Transport Canada

Pilot

$115,912

 /yr
Range: $113K - $117K

$113K

$117K

$113,137 - $116,976 Range

Central Mountain Air
3.3

Central Mountain Air

Pilot

$32,663

 /yr
Range: $32K - $50K

$32K

$50K

$32,000 - $50,321 Range

Air Bravo
3.2

Air Bravo

Pilot

$55,702

 /yr
Range: $37K - $83K

$37K

$83K

$37,349 - $83,293 Range

Government of Saskatchewan
4

Government of Saskatchewan

Pilot - Hourly
About 

$46 -$50

 hourly

$46

$50

$46 - $50 Range

Porter Airlines
4.1

Porter Airlines

Pilot
About 

$46K -$95K

$46K

$95K

$45,603 - $94,604 Range

2.9

Harbour Air Seaplanes

Pilot - Hourly
About 

$35 -$50

 hourly

$35

$50

$35 - $50 Range

Cargojet
3.5

Cargojet

Pilot
About 

$81K -$114K

$81K

$114K

$81,199 - $113,522 Range

Pacific Coastal Airlines
3.9

Pacific Coastal Airlines

Pilot - Hourly
About 

$20 -$31

 hourly

$20

$31

$20 - $31 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Pilot salaries

The national average salary for a Pilot is $105,314 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Pilot salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 11 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Pilot employees.

The highest salary for a Pilot in Canada is $159,478 per year.

The lowest salary for a Pilot in Canada is $69,546 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$45
hourly
An Airline Pilot in the Vancouver Area area reported making $45 per hour
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Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$15,000
monthly
An Airline Pilot in the Toronto Area area reported making $15,000 per month
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Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$43,000
per year
A Pilot in the Halifax Area area reported making $43,000 per year
Job Highlights
Halifax Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$45,926
per year
A Flight Officer in the Montreal Area area reported making $45,926 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
An Airline Pilot in the Calgary Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$130,000
per year
A Pilot in the Ottawa Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$67,000
per year
A Pilot, First Officer in the Toronto Area area reported making $67,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
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