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Sensor Operator Salary
in Maryland, United States

$77,081 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sensor Operator is $77,081 a year and $37 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Sensor Operator is between $54,734 and $95,354. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Sensor Operator Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Sensor Systems Engineer
Oct 27
Gunpowder, MD, USA
Reporting directly to the Lead Integration Engineer; interact with operators, users, and the government customer in the delivery of Sensor systems and services. Engineering and analysis of the IMINT ...
Senior System Engineer - NLCC with Security Clearance
Oct 15
Fort Meade, United States
... operating conditions to fully meet the Nuclear Technical Proficiency Criteria (NTPC) standards ... sensor and radar systems, and communications systems deployed at nuclear command centers and on ...
Sr Field Engineer II
Oct 19
NAS Patuxent River, United States
The individual selected must be qualified to support Global Hawk (GH) sensor system maintenance and ... Working knowledge of computer systems/networks and UNIX operating systems Interact with senior ...
Sr Field Engineer I
Oct 19
NAS Patuxent River, United States
The individual selected must be qualified to support Global Hawk (GH) sensor system maintenance and ... Solaris 8/10 operating systems. 4 years of UAVs and/or Intelligence, Surveillance and ...
Site Manager
Oct 16
Andrews Air Force Base, United States
This engineer is responsible for the overall execution of the sensor mission, to include in depth ... operating systems, including Linux. • Proven problem solving and troubleshooting skills • ...