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Pilot Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle Salary
in New York, United States

$82,997 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pilot Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle is $82,997 a year and $40 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Pilot Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle is between $58,513 and $102,926. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Pilots unmanned observation aircraft vehicles (UAV) remotely to aid military personnel in acquiring information about enemy forces and potential battle areas.
  • Operates the UAV to include mission planning, mission sensor and payload operations, launching, remote piloting, and recovery of the aerial vehicle.
  • Prepares and conducts air reconnaissance, surveillance, targeting, and acquisition missions; and operates mission sensor and payload for target detection.
  • Compiles and examines intelligence that is required to design operational plans and tactics.
Pilot Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Commercial Pilots

Job family population: 38,490

Estimated population of Pilot Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle jobs: 5,144

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Pilot Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle Job Listings for New York, United States

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator (Soldier)
Mar 20
Union, NJ, USA
US Army
UAV Operators are remote pilots of unmanned observation aircraft, who gather and study information ... vehicles, crane operations CIVILIAN RELATED CAREERS The skills you learn as an Unmanned Aerial ...
Warrant Officer Pilot Jobs(09W)
Mar 7
Bronx, NY, USA
Mount Vernon Recruiting Center
Overview Warrant Officer pilots are tasked with commanding the Army's fleet of helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). In order to become an Army pilot, you must first ...
Business Development Intern | Summer 2019
Mar 10
Montville, United States
Marotta Controls
... or unmanned, military or commercial - for aircraft, missiles, marine (surface and sub-sea), land systems, satellites, launch vehicles and spacecraft. DESCRIPTION Marotta Controls is seeking a ...
Firmware Engineer III
Feb 5
Wayne, United States
ENSCO Avionics, Inc.
The use of firmware components can be seen in aircraft, helicopter, and automotive applications ... vehicles. And, we are looking for people like you to help us do it. Do you have experience with ...
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