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UAV Pilot Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$78,971 (USD)

Average Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly

$2,385

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an UAV Pilot is $78,971 a year and $38 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for an UAV Pilot is between $55,675 and $97,933. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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.
UAV Pilot Job Prevalence in Dallas, Texas, United States

Job family: Commercial Pilots

Job family population: 38,490

Estimated population of UAV Pilot jobs: 5,144

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$91,549
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Dallas, Texas

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Description: Dallas (), officially the City of Dallas, is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. It is also the eighteenth most-populous city in North America as of 2015. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea...

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