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Air Carrier Operations Inspector Salary

$59,945 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Air Carrier Operations Inspector is $59,945 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Air Carrier Operations Inspector is between $43,481 and $73,668. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Conducts examinations and flight tests to determine individual's ability to qualify for aircraft pilot's license.
  • Administers both oral and written examinations to determine applicant's knowledge of flight rules and regulations, communications, and airport landing procedures.
  • Accompanies pilot on check flight to assess flying skill, stability under emergency conditions, and ability to maintain control of aircraft under flying emergencies.
  • Issues pilot's license to individuals meeting standards.
  • Investigates aircraft accidents and complaints to determine cause and responsibility.
  • Prepares accident and flight activity reports.
  • Recommends changes in federal flight rules and regulations based on knowledge of operating conditions, aircraft improvements, and other factors.
  • Observes flight activities of crop dusters, flying schools charter services, private pilots, and other licensed aircraft owners within assigned geographical area to ensure conformance to flight and safety regulations.
Air Carrier Operations Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Transportation Inspectors

Job family population: 30,030

Estimated population of Air Carrier Operations Inspector jobs: 485

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

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