Test Pilot III Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Test Pilot III, Senior Level Test Pilot

What is the average annual salary for Test Pilot III?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Test Pilot III may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Test Pilot III in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Test Pilot III in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Test Pilot III in the United States is $106,933 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Test Pilot III in the United States are expected to make less than $106,933.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $106,933
  • 10%$77,499
  • 25%$91,526
  • 75%$123,937
  • 90%$139,417

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Job Description for Test Pilot III

Pilots model aircraft to ensure compliance with federal regulations and product specifications. Ensures operational functionality and pilot and passenger safety. Recommends changes to cockpit or aircraft to better meet the pilot's needs or to improve flight. May pilot demonstrations for government officials or customers. Performs tests and maneuvers as developed by engineers. Requires a bachelor's degree and 4-7 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager. View Test Pilot III job description

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Categories:  Aerospace and Defense, Aviation and Airlines, Skilled and Trades

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, MFG Durable, Transportation

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