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Engine Tester Salary
in Alabama, United States

$35,885 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$524

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engine Tester is $35,885 a year and $17 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for an Engine Tester is between $26,978 and $43,260. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tests performance of new and overhauled aircraft engines, such as turboprop, turbofan, turbojet, and cylinder-type, and interprets test data: positions or directs other workers in positioning engine on test stand, using hoist or overhead crane.
  • Connects oil and fuel lines, instruments, controls, and engine accessories, such as generators, magnetos, and fuel injectors, using handtools.
  • Connects testing instruments, such as dynamometers and manometers, to engine.
  • Starts and operates engine for specified time at various speeds.
  • Reads and records test data, such as speed, temperature, oil pressure, fuel consumption, and exhaust pressure.
  • Calculates performance of engine at various speeds, using test data, standard formulas, computer or calculator.
  • Signs off tested engines as ready for service or indicates reasons for rejection based on analysis of test data.
  • Must be licensed by or perform work under licensure of federal aviation administration.
  • May operate computerized test equipment to enter, retrieve, and compute test data and be designated test cell technician.
Engine Tester Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Engine Tester jobs: 1,258

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,600
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Engine Tester Job Listings for Alabama, United States

R&D Engineer
Feb 17
Mobile, AL, USA
Continental Motors
Coordinate testing and problem solving activities. * Provide status updates and reports to project ... Eighty percent of our engine parts begin with raw forging and casting components and are machined ...
Game Developer - Huntsville, AL
Mar 8
Huntsville, AL, USA
Intuitive Research and Technology Corporation
... testing. Contributes to new software development. Develops and documents assigned software per ... Unreal Engine 4 and/or Unity experience * Gaming engine artificial intelligence experience
Marketo Campaign Specialist
Mar 13
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Mspark
... testing all facets of campaigns before launching. This is a highly visible position within the ... M and digital marketing in general
Product Engineer
Feb 17
Mobile, AL, USA
Continental Motors
Coordinate design, production, testing, and related activities. * Consult with project personnel ... Eighty percent of our engine parts begin with raw forging and casting components and are machined ...
Electronic Engineer
Mar 2
Huntsville, AL, USA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
... testing. * Assist in electronic & electrical tests for aerospace systems containing circuits ... engine
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