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Air Carrier Operations Inspector Salary
in San Diego, California

$65,910 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Air Carrier Operations Inspector is $65,910 a year and $32 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for an Air Carrier Operations Inspector is between $47,808 and $80,999. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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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 San Diego, California, 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%

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Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

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