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Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle (UAV) Pilot Salary
in Abbeville, Louisiana

$71,975 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$2,174

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

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The average pay for an Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle (UAV) Pilot is $71,975 a year and $35 an hour in Abbeville, Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for an Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle (UAV) Pilot is between $50,743 and $89,258. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Abbeville, Louisiana.

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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.
Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle (UAV) Pilot Job Prevalence in Abbeville, Louisiana, United States

Job family: Commercial Pilots

Job family population: 38,490

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

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$83,439
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Abbeville, Louisiana

Abbeville Cost of Living Score:

Description: Abbeville is a city in and the parish seat of Vermilion Parish, Louisiana, United States, 150 miles (240 km) west of New Orleans and 60 miles (97 km) southwest of Baton Rouge. The population was 12,257 at the 2010 census....

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle (UAV) Pilot is $71,975 a year and $35 an hour in Abbeville, Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for an Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle (UAV) Pilot is between $50,743 and $89,258. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Abbeville, Louisiana.

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