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Airplane Inspector Salary

$90,036 (USD)

Average Salary

$43/hr

Average Hourly

$4,277

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Airplane Inspector is $90,036 a year and $43 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Airplane Inspector is between $63,658 and $111,563. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Airplane Inspector. 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

Description:
  • Inspects and examines airframe, engines, and operating equipment to ensure that repairs are made according to specifications, and certifies airworthiness of aircraft.
  • Tests tightness of airframe connections with hand tools and employs flashlight and mirror to inspect fit of parts.
  • Signals to start engine and manipulate aircraft controls.
  • Collects data, such as engine revolutions per minute and fuel and oil pressures, to evaluate engine performance, using tachometer and pressure gauges.
Airplane Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Transportation Inspectors

Job family population: 30,030

Estimated population of Airplane Inspector jobs: 64

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$104,376
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

About United States

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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 largest city by population is New York City...

Airplane Inspector Job Listings for United States

Quality Control Inspectors
May 17
Valencia, CA, USA
Regent Aerospace Corporation
SUMMARY QC Inspector will be responsible to conduct inspections, aid in implementing a rigid ... airplanes
Band Saw Operator / Inspection
Mar 20
Miramar, CA, USA
Performance Titanium
A metals distributor in the San Diego area has an opening for a full-time Saw Operator & Inspector ... of our products (airplanes/medical devices), it is important for you to be extremely detail ...
Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic
Apr 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Lyons HR
Additionally, the A&P Mechanic will service and repairs airplanes to ensure they're operating correctly and safely. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Inspect aircraft for any component defects, break ...
Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic
Apr 11
Dallas, TX, USA
Lyons HR
Additionally, the A&P Mechanic will service and repairs airplanes to ensure they're operating correctly and safely. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Inspect aircraft for any component defects, break ...
Aerospace- Production Supervisor
May 22
Plainfield, IN, USA
Regent Aerospace Corporation
Supervise the disassembly of components to determine malfunctions & make repairs Read inspection ... airplanes
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