AVIATION & SHIPPING SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Aviation & Shipping GROSS SALARY
US$ 98,845
Average net salary for Aviation & Shipping NET SALARY
US$ 73,112
The most typical salary for Aviation & Shipping MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 74,305
  Updated: 27 Jul 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 26%
  Salary entries: 167

Aviation & Shipping Earnings in United States

Average salary for Aviation & Shipping in United States is US$ 98,845.

Average take home earning is US$ 73,112 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 74,305 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
5 % US$ 204,426
13 % US$ 165,125
26 % US$ 131,772
50 % US$ 94,650
89 % US$ 43,108
95 % US$ 34,100
100 % US$ 24,902
Career Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Pilot US$ 120,025 64
Aerospace Engineer US$ 102,917 17
Aerospace Technician US$ 83,623 13
Aerospace Engineer Lead US$ 134,200 08
Ship Captain US$ 86,287 06
Airport Employee US$ 45,650 06
Aerospace Technician Lead US$ 92,300 05
Airport Employee Lead US$ 42,750 04
Airport Manager US$ 81,333 03
Flight Attendant US$ 61,666 03
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Atlanta US$ 106,425 08
Boston US$ 144,000 06
Los Angeles US$ 128,567 06
Miami US$ 91,833 06
Seattle US$ 77,934 06
New York City US$ 144,320 05
Philadelphia US$ 110,170 05
San Francisco US$ 88,000 05
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   AVIATION & SHIPPING   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 269,142
07
205K US$ 204,426
02
195K US$ 190,000
01
185K US$ 186,000
03
175K US$ 178,000
01
165K US$ 165,125
08
155K US$ 151,333
06
145K US$ 145,100
05
135K US$ 131,772
11
125K US$ 123,311
09
115K US$ 112,050
10
105K US$ 103,939
13
95K US$ 94,650
08
85K US$ 83,500
08
75K US$ 74,305
18
65K US$ 62,318
11
55K US$ 54,527
11
45K US$ 43,108
16
35K US$ 34,100
10
25K US$ 24,902
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  SALARY BY GENDER   AVIATION & SHIPPING   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 107,273 129
Women US$ 73,813 13
N/A US$ 68,375 25

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   AVIATION & SHIPPING   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 96,750 02
Masters Degree US$ 132,180 21
Bachelors Degree US$ 106,539 74
Some College US$ 82,828 53
High School US$ 76,505 16
Bellow H. School US$ 40,000 01

Aviation & Shipping workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses US$ 132,180. While Aviation & Shipping workers with Bellow H. School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 40,000. This is 230.45% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   AVIATION & SHIPPING   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 120,002 70
16-20 Years US$ 132,221 24
12-16 Years US$ 93,261 13
8-12 Years US$ 74,324 17
4-8 Years US$ 64,504 18
2-4 Years US$ 67,374 07
1-2 Years US$ 52,814 10
0-1 Year US$ 37,125 08

Aviation & Shipping workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 132,221 compared to US$ 37,125 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 256.15%.


  SALARY BY AGE   AVIATION & SHIPPING   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 125,000 01
69-74 US$ 79,666 03
63-68 US$ 153,750 04
57-62 US$ 113,650 12
51-56 US$ 135,640 32
45-50 US$ 107,550 20
39-44 US$ 97,920 32
33-38 US$ 84,217 17
27-32 US$ 70,364 14
22-26 US$ 63,660 05
16-21 US$ 47,500 02
N/A US$ 68,375 25
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  SALARY BY CAREER   AVIATION & SHIPPING   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Aerospace Engineer Lead US$ 134,200 08
2. Ship Officer Lead US$ 130,000 01
3. Pilot US$ 120,025 64
4. Navigation Engineer Lead US$ 110,000 01
5. Aerospace Engineer US$ 102,917 17
6. Ship Officer US$ 100,000 01
7. Aerospace Technician Lead US$ 92,300 05
8. Ship Captain US$ 86,287 06
9. Other Aviation & Shipping Career US$ 86,282 27
10. Aerospace Technician US$ 83,623 13
11. Airport Manager US$ 81,333 03
12. Navigation Technician Lead US$ 66,605 02
13. Flight Attendant US$ 61,666 03
14. Ship Crew US$ 51,766 03
15. Airport Employee US$ 45,650 06
16. Navigation Technician US$ 45,000 01
17. Airport Employee Lead US$ 42,750 04
18. Airport Check-in Employee US$ 29,500 02

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In United States economy, Aerospace Engineer Lead is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of US$ 134,200. Ship Officer Lead and Pilot follow, earning US$ 130,000 and US$ 120,025, respectively. Airport Check-in Employee earn a gross annual average of US$ 29,500, while Airport Employee Lead earn US$ 42,750. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 354.92%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   AVIATION & SHIPPING   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 100,192 139
Contract US$ 91,870 20
Self Employed US$ 114,250 04
Part Time US$ 71,500 04
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  SALARY BY CITY   AVIATION & SHIPPING   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Spokane Aviation & Shipping in Spokane US$ 234,000 02
2. Houston Aviation & Shipping in Houston US$ 169,333 03
3. Newark Aviation & Shipping in Newark US$ 145,500 03
4. New York City Aviation & Shipping in New York City US$ 144,320 05
5. Boston Aviation & Shipping in Boston US$ 144,000 06
6. Los Angeles Aviation & Shipping in Los Angeles US$ 128,567 06
7. Orlando Aviation & Shipping in Orlando US$ 116,666 03
8. Philadelphia Aviation & Shipping in Philadelphia US$ 110,170 05
9. Washington DC Aviation & Shipping in Washington DC US$ 108,000 04
10. Atlanta Aviation & Shipping in Atlanta US$ 106,425 08

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    AVIATION & SHIPPING

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States US$ 98,845 US$ 98,845 167
2. Australia Australia Aviation & Shipping in Australia US$ 95,526 AU$ 105,425 31
3. Canada Canada Aviation & Shipping in Canada US$ 93,051 CA$ 98,837 46
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Aviation & Shipping in United Kingdom US$ 80,008 GBP 52,743 34
5. China China Aviation & Shipping in China US$ 42,957 CNY 273,322 10
6. India India Aviation & Shipping in India US$ 28,163 INR 1,752,173 58

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(41/41)  FIRST OFFICER


 Posted: 27 Jul 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Airline transport pilot."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000


(40/41)  SR. ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Jun 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Instrumentation, Test Systems, Project Coordination, Capital Procurement, Staffing."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 115,000


(39/41)  STRUCTURAL MAINTENANCE


 Posted: 26 Jun 2020

Some College, 20+ years: "Maintenance overhaul war fighter jet Civil Service."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000


(38/41)  SHIP CAPTAIN


 Posted: 19 Jun 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Shipping, Navigation, Ship Management, Cargo."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 56,500


(37/41)  LINE TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 17 Feb 2020

High School, 0-1 year: "Fuel aircraft, tow aircraft, handle bags."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 29,000


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(36/41)  FLIGHT ATTENDANT


 Posted: 13 Jan 2020

Some College, 20+ years: "Air travel safety and security Service Coordinator Conflict Resolution."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000


(35/41)  LICENSED AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER


 Posted: 15 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Carry out removal, replacement, inspection, modification and testing of aircraft systems and it's associated systems in accordance with the approved maintenance schedule at line maintenance level."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000


(34/41)  METROLOGIST


 Posted: 10 Oct 2019

Some College, 16-20 years: "Maintain mechnical equipment for Aircraft."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 74,500


(33/41)  FIELD SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE


 Posted: 03 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Advise maintenance."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 93,000


(32/41)  AIRPLANE PILOT


 Posted: 30 Jun 2019

Some College, 2-4 years: "Commercial pilot multi engine."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000


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(31/41)  MECHANIC


 Posted: 22 Jun 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Aircraft mechanic."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 269,000


(30/41)  AIRLINE GATE AGENT


 Posted: 22 Jun 2019

Some College, 1-2 years: "Making passenger reservations, checking passengers in for flights, managing inbound and outbound flights at the gate, managing flight security and ensuring one-time performance, coordinating with operations agents, flight crew and other gate agents in the logistics of boarding passengers, loading luggage. Managing iiregular operations such as inclimate weather delays, mechanical delays, air traffic delays, fueling, commissary, ramp, and baggage services delays, SSSS security and no-fly passenger situations, passengers with disabilities, airport security and TSA alarms, crowd control, rebooking, vessel security, and freight management, and transport, management, and security of the United States Mail."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 24,000


(29/41)  ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Perform electromagnetic tests on commercial airplanes. Also perform analysis on space radiation for space rockets."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,100


(28/41)  LEAD ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Oversight of employees."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 106,000


(27/41)  TECHNICAL OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR


 Posted: 06 May 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Provide technical direction to and oversight of aviation maintenance technicians in the repair and maintenance of commercial passenger aircraft for a major airline."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 131,500


(26/41)  INSPECTOR


 Posted: 30 Mar 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Aircraft inspection."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 102,000


(25/41)  SENIOR CAPTAIN


 Posted: 14 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Im a pilot for Delta a350."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 300,000


(24/41)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Develop software for DO-178C compliance."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000


(23/41)  AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE


 Posted: 13 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Working with american airlines as an aircraft maintenance engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000


(22/41)  CUSTOMER SERVICE AGENT


 Posted: 10 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Service of aiscraft ground handling."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000


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(21/41)  CAPTAIN


 Posted: 09 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Airline Captain."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 255,000


(20/41)  RAMP AGENT


 Posted: 01 Dec 2018

Some College, 12-16 years: "Load and unload bags."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000


(19/41)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 15 Sep 2018

High School, 8-12 years: "I make sure every project is underway and on time. We keep a tight schedule."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 134,000


(18/41)  CONTRACTS


 Posted: 04 Sep 2018

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "Contract negotiations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000


(17/41)  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING LEAD


 Posted: 28 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Troubleshooting, Analysis, Redesign."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 168,000


(16/41)  CARAVAN PILOT


 Posted: 20 Jun 2018

Some College, 20+ years: "Caravan pilot full time."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000


(15/41)  TROUBLESHOOTER


 Posted: 23 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Assist in troubleshooting aircraft issues."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000


(14/41)  PILOT AND MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Apr 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Fly, manage and invoice aircraft."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000


(13/41)  CHIEF PILOT


 Posted: 11 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Operate and maintain corp. aircraft."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 72,000


(12/41)  PRODUCTION MANAGER


 Posted: 30 Mar 2018

Some College, 20+ years: "Responsible for the day to day operations of 5 support shops (Composite Shop, Sheetmetal shop, weld shop, machine shop and paint shop), Manage 50+ employees, manage budgets, provide quotes to customers and maintain customer relations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 86,500


(11/41)  CHIEF PILOT


 Posted: 12 Mar 2018

Some College, 20+ years: "30 years experience corporate pilot, 18,000 hours."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000


(10/41)  CAPTAIN


 Posted: 24 Feb 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Pilot under Pt. 135 passenger and cargo operations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 208,852


(9/41)  CORPORATE PILOT


 Posted: 22 Jan 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Single Pilot Captain. Managing and flying a corporate Jet."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000


(8/41)  ASTRODYNAMICST


 Posted: 07 Oct 2017

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "I design and test aircraft & spacecraft."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000


(7/41)  AIRLINE PILOT (CAPTAIN)


 Posted: 04 Oct 2017

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Operating the aircraft with hundreds of people on board. Main tasks include taking off and landing the aircraft."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 300,000


(6/41)  AIRPORT SERVICE


 Posted: 29 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "• Conduct staff performance evaluation • Control airport operations cost and operations necessities • Oversee the performance of ground handling agents."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 35,000


(5/41)  CAPTAIN


 Posted: 06 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Airline pilot....make final decisions...coordinate crew."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000


(4/41)  DIRECTOR


 Posted: 04 Aug 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Work on plane parts. Manufacturing based for all of the primes."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000


(3/41)  AIRCRAFT TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 22 Jul 2017

High School, 20+ years: "Repair systems on large airline jets. Line maintenance technician. major airline."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 114,000


(2/41)  AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER


 Posted: 12 Jul 2017

High School, 20+ years: "Air Traffic Control . The safe orderly. Expeditious movement of aircraft."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 133,000


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(1/41)  PILOT


 Posted: 28 Jun 2017

Some College, 2-4 years: "Flying a corporate jet for a management company."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000


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