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Air Carrier Operations Inspector Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$64,553 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Air Carrier Operations Inspector is $64,553 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Air Carrier Operations Inspector is between $46,824 and $79,331. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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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 Chicago, Illinois, 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 Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Air Carrier Operations Inspector Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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May 10
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Bornquist Inc.
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May 21
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