How much does a Test Pilot Manager make? The median annual Test Pilot Manager salary is $178,042, as of February 22, 2017, with a range usually between $131,032-$200,179, 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 Manager in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Test Pilot Manager in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Test Pilot Manager in the United States is $178,042, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Test Pilot Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $178,042.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 22, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Test Pilot Manager that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Test Pilot Manager are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 2017
Oversees pilots who model aircraft to ensure compliance with federal regulations and product specifications. Determines if model is suitable for flying and testing. Organizes scheduling for testing and for demonstrations for government officials or customers. Recommends changes to cockpit or aircraft to better meet the pilot's needs or to improve flight. Assists engineering team in developing tests and maneuvers for test pilots. Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 10 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to the head of a unit/department. View full job description