Aircraft Test Pilot Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Aircraft Test Pilot is $117,018 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Aircraft Test Pilot Total Pay (?
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$72,406 - $147,171
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$72,406 - $147,171  
   
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$0.00 - $24,566  
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$77,343 - $149,442  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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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

Late-Career
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National Average
$118,000

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Gender

Female
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Male
100%
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Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%
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