The average salary for a Flight Test Engineer at The Boeing Company is $85,329.
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Job Description for Flight Test Engineer
Flight test engineers are responsible for multiple aspects of the maintenance and use of aircraft. They monitor nearly every aspect of flight, including space flight, rotary wing flight (helicopters), and fixed-wing flight. They also monitor pilots closely and work with them to ensure a safe and smooth flight for the passengers. Flight test engineers typically work indoors in airplanes, usually up to ten hours per day or as many as eighteen. Flight test engineers work very closely with airplane…Read more
Flight Test Engineer Tasks
- Test new aircraft components, equipment, and aircraft models.
- Develop mathematically-driven improvements based on performance and customer and safety requirements.
- Collaborate with other flight test engineers to generate reports and deliver findings.
- Analyze the design, performance, and testing data to identify areas of weakness and pinpoint improvement strategies.
Popular Employer Salaries for Flight Test Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Flight Test Engineer are from the companies Aerotec, Northrop Grumman Corporation and Bombardier. Reported salaries are highest at Modern Technology Solutions Inc. where the average pay is $114,913. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Bombardier, earning around $98,376. Aerotec pays the lowest at around $77,949. Northrop Grumman Corporation also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $86,230.
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Popular Skills for Flight Test Engineer
Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis, Systems Engineering, Test Planning and Test Engineering.
Pay by Experience Level for Flight Test Engineer
An entry-level Flight Test Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,923 based on 5 salaries. An early career Flight Test Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,875 based on 4 salaries.
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