American Airlines Pilot Salaries

Does a career in the cockpit of an airliner appeal to you? The occupational outlook for airline pilots is quite positive, with salaries for pilots exploding in recent years due to demand as many experienced pilots retire. Consider the top-notch salaries available for a pilot who chooses to work with American Airlines, for instance. Paragon Flight will help you prepare for an exciting and fruitful career in the clouds.

American Airlines Pilot SalariesThe accelerated P3 Professional Pilot Program at Paragon Flight is perfect for inexperienced pilots with airline ambitions. This program will take you from zero to commercially licensed for single-engine and multi-engine aircraft with flight instructor credentials in fewer than 10 months.

Learning at Paragon Flight

Plenty of flight schools exist, but few are truly exemplary. Paragon Flight is one of the exceptions. We have modern facilities in locations where the weather is always cooperative for flight training. Furthermore, we offer an advanced fleet with the ideal training equipment for every program. Further, our instructors and curriculum are the absolute best of the best. The instructors have wide-ranging experiences, and we offer a best-fit match. The Jeppesen curriculum, developed by a Boeing subsidiary, can’t be beaten. Let us know if you can think of any way for us to improve. If it’s feasible, we’ll implement it.

Our standards of excellence are well-known, and the AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association) has repeatedly recognized them. See for yourself what the fuss is about!

Accelerate the Path to an Aviation Profession

The industry badly needs pilots. For this reason, Paragon Flight curated the P3 Program for candidates who can handle intensive training. Do you have what it takes?


  • Age – 18, minimum
  • Education – high school diploma or GED
  • References – one professional and one personal
  • MVR, FAA, criminal records – all clear
  • Behavior/Cognitive evaluation – passed
  • FAA Medical Certification – 1st class
  • Language – English, fluent and literate
  • Availability – full-time (4-5 flight lessons + 10-20 hours of classroom training weekly)
  • Character traits – integrity, drive, work ethic)

If you have these characteristics and want to fast-track your way to the cockpit, contact our team today. Not only will you save time, but you will also save money since the faster you complete training, the fewer expenses you’ll face. We can help you maneuver the world of potential financing sources to determine which will match your situation and secure them.

The program’s schedule is brisk. We prioritize quality training, so you must be on your A-game daily.

During the 38-week program, you’ll earn the following licenses and ratings:

  • Private Pilot License (PPL) – weeks 0-10 (You’ll omit this step if you already have a PPL. This stage will provide the foundational knowledge and habits needed for every step in your aviation future.
  • Instrument Flight Rating (IFR) – weeks 11-18. With an IFR, you can fly using Instrument Flight Rules, applying the navigational and communication tools we will teach you to use during this stage of the P3 Program.
  • Commercial License, Single Engine and Multi-Engine (CSEL and CMEL) – weeks 19-30. Earn the mandated licenses you must have to operate as a professional pilot.
  • Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) – weeks 31-38, Enter the career as an instructor to hone your skills and accrue the flight hours you need to apply with an airline (1,500) while making a living.

Click here or call (239) 747-0056 to begin your journey toward earning an impressive paycheck as a pilot, like the salaries offered by American Airlines and other major airlines.