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Aircraft Test Pilot Salary

The average salary for an Aircraft Test Pilot is $114,068 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$76,290 - $148,194
MEDIAN: $114,068

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$76,290 - $148,194  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$77,006 - $150,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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Job Description for Aircraft Test Pilot

  • Identify and resolve issues as they arise during testing.
  • Ensure aircraft meets safety guidelines and airline standards.
  • Perform flight tests on new models and on aircraft following model renovations according to flight test techniques.
  • Develop aircraft testing plans.

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Experience Affects Aircraft Test Pilot Salaries

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 15%