Alternate Job Titles: Test Pilot III, Senior Level Test Pilot
How much does a Test Pilot III make? The median annual Test Pilot III salary is $109,209, as of March 31, 2017, with a range usually between $93,463-$126,564, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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 $109,209, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Test Pilot III in the United States are expected to make less than $109,209.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 31, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Test Pilot III that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Test Pilot III are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of April 2017
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 full job description