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Pilot Average Salary in Czech Republic 2021

How much money does a Pilot make in Czech Republic?

Average Monthly Salary
105,000 CZK
( 1,250,000 CZK yearly)


A person working as a Pilot in Czech Republic typically earns around 105,000 CZK per month. Salaries range from 51,200 CZK (lowest) to 163,000 CZK (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Pilot salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Pilot Salary Distribution in Czech Republic

Median and salary distribution monthly Czech Republic Pilot
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Pilot salaries in Czech Republic range from 51,200 CZK per month (minimum salary) to 163,000 CZK per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 107,000 CZK per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Pilot(s) are earning less than 107,000 CZK while the other half are earning more than 107,000 CZK. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Pilot(s) are earning less than 71,000 CZK while 75% of them are earning more than 71,000 CZK. Also from the diagram, 75% of Pilot(s) are earning less than 138,000 CZK while 25% are earning more than 138,000 CZK.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Pilot Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Czech Republic Pilot
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Pilot salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Pilot with less than two years of experience makes approximately 60,700 CZK per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 78,100 CZK per month, 29% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 108,000 CZK per month, 38% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Pilot(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 133,000 CZK per month, 24% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 143,000 CZK per month, 7% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 152,000 CZK per month, 7% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Pilot average salary change by experience in Czech Republic

0 - 2 Years
60,700 CZK
2 - 5 Years+29%
78,100 CZK
5 - 10 Years+38%
108,000 CZK
10 - 15 Years+24%
133,000 CZK
15 - 20 Years+7%
143,000 CZK
20+ Years+7%
152,000 CZK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Pilot Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Pilot(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

Salary comparison by education level monthly Czech Republic Pilot
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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Pilot salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Pilot is 78,100 CZK per month.

While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 105,000 CZK per month, 34% more than someone having a Certificate or Diploma degree.

A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 161,000 CZK per month, 53% more than someone with a Bachelor's Degree.

Pilot average salary difference by education level in Czech Republic

Certificate or Diploma
78,100 CZK
Bachelor's Degree+34%
105,000 CZK
Master's Degree+53%
161,000 CZK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Czech Republic costs anywhere from 305,000 Czech Koruna(s) to 914,000 Czech Koruna(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Education Level
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Pilot Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Czech Republic Pilot
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Pilot employees in Czech Republic earn 6% more than their female counterparts on average.

107,000 CZK
101,000 CZK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Czech Republic for all Careers

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Pilot Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Czech Republic

How much are annual salary increments in Czech Republic for Pilot(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?


Pilot(s) in Czech Republic are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 12% every 19 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Czech Republic Pilot
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Czech Republic / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Czech Republic is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Czech Republic for the year 2020. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Pilot Bonus and Incentive Rates in Czech Republic

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Czech Republic Pilot
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A Pilot is considered to be a high bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

18% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 82% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 5% to 9% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Pilot Average Hourly Wage in Czech Republic

600 CZK per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Czech Republic is 600 CZK. This means that the average Pilot in Czech Republic earns approximately 600 CZK for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Pilot VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Pilot and Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense monthly Czech Republic
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The average salary for Pilot is 68% more than that of Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense. Also, Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense salaries are 2% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Aeronautical Engineer66,300 CZK-37%
Aerospace Engineer75,300 CZK-28%
Aerospace Technician57,300 CZK-45%
Air Crew Officer41,600 CZK-60%
Air Traffic Assistant36,600 CZK-65%
Air Traffic Controller68,400 CZK-35%
Aircraft Captain100,000 CZK-4%
Aircraft Electrician33,200 CZK-68%
Aircraft Engineer60,900 CZK-42%
Aircraft Fueler26,600 CZK-75%
Aircraft Maintenance Manager98,400 CZK-6%
Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor61,800 CZK-41%
Aircraft Maintenance Technician27,400 CZK-74%
Aircraft Mechanic32,300 CZK-69%
Aircraft Quality Assurance82,600 CZK-21%
Airfield Management Specialist89,800 CZK-14%
Airfield Operations Specialist71,600 CZK-32%
Airline Cabin Crew59,800 CZK-43%
Airline Copilot66,400 CZK-36%
Airlines Sales Manager109,000 CZK+4%
Airlines Structural Assembler28,000 CZK-73%
Airport Services Agent39,000 CZK-63%
Airport Services Manager125,000 CZK+20%
Assistant Aircraft Mechanic26,500 CZK-75%
Aviation Analyst84,200 CZK-19%
Aviation Inspector72,500 CZK-31%
Aviation Manager126,000 CZK+21%
Aviation Operations Controller68,300 CZK-35%
Aviation Resources Manager107,000 CZK+2%
Aviation Safety Manager117,000 CZK+12%
Aviation Safety Officer60,200 CZK-42%
Aviation Technician27,500 CZK-74%
Cargo Executive58,900 CZK-44%
Chief Pilot105,000 CZK+0%
First Officer45,500 CZK-56%
Fleet Management Officer42,600 CZK-59%
Flight Attendant42,400 CZK-59%
Flight Scheduler49,500 CZK-53%
Flight Simulation Engineer56,400 CZK-46%
Freight and Cargo Inspector44,300 CZK-58%
Helicopter Pilot70,100 CZK-33%
Loading Bridge Operator27,000 CZK-74%
Pilot105,000 CZK+0%
Ramp Agent27,600 CZK-74%
Reservations Sales Agent33,600 CZK-68%
Safety and Quality Specialist63,900 CZK-39%
Test Pilot73,400 CZK-30%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Prague117,000 CZK

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Czech Republic earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
59,100 CZK
Public Sector+7%
63,300 CZK
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