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Flight Operations Inspector Salary

$60,065 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,484

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Flight Operations Inspector is $60,065 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Flight Operations Inspector is between $43,568 and $73,815. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Flight Operations 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:
  • 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.
Flight Operations Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Transportation Inspectors

Job family population: 30,030

Estimated population of Flight Operations Inspector jobs: 485

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$69,631
5 Year Change:
16 %

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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 more than 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City...

Flight Operations Inspector Job Listings for United States

UAV Flight Engineer
Jul 11
Moorpark, CA, USA
Exact Staff
As the UAV Flight Engineer, you will report to our Flight Operations Manager and will be ... inspection and fit checks of mechanical parts, ability to modify as required ● Prepare electronic ...
CASA 212 Pilot needed for North Slope operations.
Jul 11
Anchorage, AK, USA
PDS Tech, Inc
MUST HAVE ALASKA FLIGHT EXPERIENCE. Northwest Tech is currently recruiting for a CASA 212 pilot ... Performs a preflight and postflight inspection of the aircraft and reporting to the Captain when ...
AH-64 Apache Aircraft Mechanic II - Kandahar/Afghanistan
Jul 2
Denver, CO, USA
DynCorp International
... flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ... special inspections. • Perform limited maintenance operational checks and diagnoses and ...
Sr. Engineer - Hydraulic/Landing Gear/Brake Systems
Jun 27
Renton, WA, USA
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation America, Inc.
Tests, Inspections, and Equipment Qualification, Design, Systems, * Structures, Electrical power, Test, Flight Operations, Manufacturing, * Customer Support, Suppliers etc. * Manage the technical ...
A&P Mechanics
Jul 22
San Antonio, TX, USA
STS Technical Services
In some instances they may be utilized as designated Inspectors when and where the company may ... Coordinate with the Maintenance Control and Flight Operations on the status of inbound aircraft.

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Flight Operations Inspector is $60,065 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Flight Operations Inspector is between $43,568 and $73,815. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Flight Operations 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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Flight Operations Inspector Job Listings for United States

UAV Flight Engineer
Jul 11
Moorpark, CA, USA
Exact Staff
As the UAV Flight Engineer, you will report to our Flight Operations Manager and will be ... inspection and fit checks of mechanical parts, ability to modify as required ● Prepare electronic ...
CASA 212 Pilot needed for North Slope operations.
Jul 11
Anchorage, AK, USA
PDS Tech, Inc
MUST HAVE ALASKA FLIGHT EXPERIENCE. Northwest Tech is currently recruiting for a CASA 212 pilot ... Performs a preflight and postflight inspection of the aircraft and reporting to the Captain when ...
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