How much does a Test Pilot Manager make? The median annual Test Pilot Manager salary is $179,763, as of June 28, 2017, with a range usually between $132,303-$202,130, 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 $179,763, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Test Pilot Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $179,763.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 28, 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 July 2017
Oversees pilots who test 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. Typically reports to the head of a unit/department. Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. View full job description