The average pay for an UAV Pilot is $70,610 a year and $34 an hour in Arizona, United States.
The average salary range for an UAV Pilot is between $49,780 and $87,564.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arizona, United States.
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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.