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Controller Remotely Piloted Vehicle Salary

$46,150 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$858

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Controller Remotely Piloted Vehicle is $46,150 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Controller Remotely Piloted Vehicle is between $34,226 and $56,057. 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:
  • Directs flight path of remotely-piloted (drone) photo reconnaissance or target aircraft along predetermined flight course from command center in guide aircraft or ground station: operates aircraft controls from command center by remote radio and closed circuit video transmission to direct aircraft to take off, follow flight path, and land, utilizing knowledge of aircraft navigation and aircraft flight characteristics.
  • Analyzes performance data and prepares reports covering airframe, guidance, power plant, and mechanical controls of aircraft after ground or flight testing.
  • Confers with engineering, inspecting, and manufacturing personnel concerning success of flight tested aircraft or need for corrective action.
  • May assist with preflight inspection of aircraft.
  • May direct flight path of guided missiles, utilizing remote computerized controls, and be designated missile-control pilot.
Controller Remotely Piloted Vehicle Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 43,390

Estimated population of Controller Remotely Piloted Vehicle jobs: 1,864

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$53,500
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Controller Remotely Piloted Vehicle Job Listings for United States

BHJOB7386_681Unmanned Aerial System/Remote Piloted Vehicle Pilot/Analyst (Secret Clearance)
May 29
Aberdeen, MD, USA
Falcon IT & Staffing Solutions
SIGINT / CYBER / RPV Operations) used in remotely-piloted vehicles. * Demonstrate experience in pre-deployment training and knowledge exchange supporting field training exercises (FTX), Validation ...
Account Executive - Inside Sales
Jul 13
DES MOINES, United States
KELTEK, Inc
... Controller.Ability to complete an install vehicle check out without assistance.Ability to ... work remotely part-time (Company provides remote office equipment)Health insurance - company ...
Geospatial Analyst
Apr 23
Marysville, CA, USA
Federal IT Consulting
Geospatial Analysts are responsible for analyzing imagery from satellites, remotely piloted vehicles and other sources, and discern what is normal and what could be a threat. They perform a wide ...
Financial Analyst
May 31
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Feyen Zylstra
The Financial Analyst will report to the Corporate Controller and act as the liaison between the ... those working remotely on internal/external projects Required Skills: * Bachelor's degree in ...
Product Engineer - Cable & Wire Harness Design
Jul 9
Oklahoma City, OK, USA
BestLogic Staffing
... vehicle · Responsible for generating system cable interconnect diagrams, point-to-point cable ... controllers, harnesses, components, etc used in the Aerospace Industry · Understanding of SAE ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Controller Remotely Piloted Vehicle is $46,150 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Controller Remotely Piloted Vehicle is between $34,226 and $56,057. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Controller Remotely Piloted Vehicle Job Listings for United States

BHJOB7386_681Unmanned Aerial System/Remote Piloted Vehicle Pilot/Analyst (Secret Clearance)
May 29
Aberdeen, MD, USA
Falcon IT & Staffing Solutions
SIGINT / CYBER / RPV Operations) used in remotely-piloted vehicles. * Demonstrate experience in pre-deployment training and knowledge exchange supporting field training exercises (FTX), Validation ...
Account Executive - Inside Sales
Jul 13
DES MOINES, United States
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... Controller.Ability to complete an install vehicle check out without assistance.Ability to ... work remotely part-time (Company provides remote office equipment)Health insurance - company ...
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