The average pay for an Airplane Inspector is $26.50 per hour.

$58,500 - $89,000
$65K
MEDIAN: $65,003
50%

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$24.30 - $30.51
$26
MEDIAN: $26.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$65,003  
   
Total Pay (?
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$31,627 - $98,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$26.50  
   
Overtime
$39.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
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).
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$31,627 - $98,633  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Airplane Inspector

Airplane inspectors play a key role in ensuring the safety of passengers, pilots, and crews who travel on aircraft by performing careful scheduled and periodic inspections of planes and recording any anomalies and resulting recommendations for the plane to remain operational. Typically, these inspectors are highly specialized aircraft technicians who are employed primarily by airlines, airports, and companies which provide relevant mechanical and technical services.

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Airplane Inspector Tasks

  • Inspect aircraft and aviation equipment for airworthiness and adherence to standards.
  • Communicate with the aviation industry, government agencies, officials, and the general public.
  • Prepare various reports and briefings, including findings and recommendations.
  • Evaluate programs, policies, and regulations for adequacy and develop improvements.
  • Examine maintenance and inspection documentation for compliance with safety regulations.

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Key Stats for Airplane Inspector

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
36%
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Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 60%
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