Test Pilot Salaries

822 SalariesUpdated Apr 11, 2021

Average Base Pay
$86,938 / yr
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The national average salary for a Test Pilot is $86,938 in United States. Filter by location to see Test Pilot salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 822 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Test Pilot employees.

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Test Pilot

US Air Force

$127,904/yr

Range: $98K - $189K

7 salaries

$127,904/yr
$98K$189K

Test Pilot

US Navy

$122,000/yr

Range: $75K - $166K

5 salaries

$122,000/yr
$75K$166K

Test Pilot

Bell

About
$121K - $149K

2 salaries

About
$121K - $149K
$121K$149K

Test Pilot - Contractor

Boeing

About
$198K - $213K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$198K - $213K
$198K$213K

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Honeywell

About
$152K - $162K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$152K - $162K
$152K$162K

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American Airlines

About
$123K - $134K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$123K - $134K
$123K$134K

Test Pilot - Hourly Contractor

Honda Aircraft Company

About
$62 - $68hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$62 - $68hourly
$62$68

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Test Pilot

Wyle

About
$94K - $102K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$94K - $102K
$94K$102K

Test Pilot - Hourly

BRP

About
$10 - $10hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$10 - $10hourly
$10$10

Test Pilot

Edwards Air Force Base

About
$111K - $119K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$111K - $119K
$111K$119K

Test Pilot - Monthly

Joby Aviation

About
$5K - $5K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$5K - $5K
$5K$5K

Test Pilot

Scaled Composites

About
$143K - $156K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$143K - $156K
$143K$156K

Test Pilot

Robinson Helicopter

About
$68K - $74K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$68K - $74K
$68K$74K

Test Pilot

Enstrom Helicopter

About
$82K - $89K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$82K - $89K
$82K$89K

Test Pilot - Monthly

BarcaLounger

About
$262K - $287K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$262K - $287K
$262K$287K

Maintenance Test Pilot

US Army

$91,055/yr

Range: $74K - $160K

16 salaries

$91,055/yr
$74K$160K

Maintenance Test Pilot

L3 Technologies

$97,703/yr

Range: $98K - $114K

5 salaries

$97,703/yr
$98K$114K

Test Pilot Instructor

NTPS

$140,846/yr

Range: $136K - $141K

4 salaries

$140,846/yr
$136K$141K

Flight Test Pilot

Bombardier

$145,320/yr

Range: $117K - $160K

4 salaries

$145,320/yr
$117K$160K

Test Pilot Instructor

National Pen Company

$147,724/yr

Range: $148K - $148K

3 salaries

$147,724/yr
$148K$148K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent test pilot salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$130,000
per year
An Air Force Pilot in the Anchorage, AK Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Anchorage, AK Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$40,000
per year
A Pilot in the Savannah, GA Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Savannah, GA Area area
Self-Employed
 
10000+ employees
Government
$55
hourly
An Airline Pilot in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $55 per hour
Additional Pay
$1k profit sharing
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$77,800
per year
An Airline Pilot in the Yakima, WA Area area reported making $77,800 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Yakima, WA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$58,500
per year
A First Officer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $58,500 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$80,000
per year
An Airline Pilot in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$6,000
monthly
An Airline Pilot in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $6,000 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$31,456
per year
A Cargo Pilot in the Charleston, WV Area area reported making $31,456 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Charleston, WV Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
An Airline Pilot in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
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