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Sensor Operator Salary

$72,077 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$1,845

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for a Sensor Operator is $72,077 a year and $35 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Sensor Operator is between $51,181 and $89,163. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Operates vehicle mission system sensor suite remotely or as an aircrew member on a multi-position aircraft to determine compliance with specification and operational suitability during engineering tests.
  • Compiles and minimally assesses multi-source information; details, creates, arranges, and conducts execution of complex flight profiles and flight test events.
  • Executes assigned preflight, flight, and post-flight duties as required to safely and effectively operate the assigned sensor and mission set, including mission planning, pre-briefings, system inspection, operation, troubleshooting, post-flight inspections, debriefings, and mission documentation.
Sensor Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Airfield Operations Specialists

Job family population: 9,960

Estimated population of Sensor Operator jobs: 2,189

Rate of error: 4.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$83,557
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Sensor Operator Job Listings for United States

Machine Operator
Nov 8
Lynnwood, Washington, USA
Custom Sensor Design, Inc.
Custom Sensor Design, Inc. 2006 196th St. SW STE102 Lynnwood, WA 98036 www.customsensordesign.com
Educational Technologist DARTS/AAAT Full time
Dec 10
Jacksonville, United States
Valiant Integrated Services
SCORM -- compliant capability required for continued AAAT COI R&D. - Provide dynamic interactive training scenarios for sensor operators. - Utilize PC based tools and hardware to create robust CD ...
Imagery Analyst - 31291 with Security Clearance
Nov 20
Hurlburt Field, United States
MacAulay-Brown Inc.
... Sensor Operator (TSO), Mission Intelligence Coordinators (MIC) #CJMB Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Computer Operator
Dec 2
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Intecon
... user and sensor sites worldwide. As an MDC Computer Operator Journeyman you will operate the ... systems housed within the Message Distribution Center (MDC) to include: Secure Messaging and ...
TS/SCI Computer Operator
Dec 3
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
TEKsystems, Inc.
... sensor sites. As a Message Distribution Center (MDC) Computer Operator crew member, you will work ... with Secure Messaging and Routing Terminal Next Generation (SMART.neXt) systems and Multi-Level ...

The average pay for a Sensor Operator is $72,077 a year and $35 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Sensor Operator is between $51,181 and $89,163. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Nov 8
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Custom Sensor Design, Inc. 2006 196th St. SW STE102 Lynnwood, WA 98036 www.customsensordesign.com
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Dec 10
Jacksonville, United States
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SCORM -- compliant capability required for continued AAAT COI R&D. - Provide dynamic interactive training scenarios for sensor operators. - Utilize PC based tools and hardware to create robust CD ...
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