How much does a UAV Technician make?

Updated Dec 2, 2021

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$43,964 /yr
Average Base Pay

52,758 salaries

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$28K

Low

$44K

Average

$69K

High

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How much does a UAV Technician make? The national average salary for a UAV Technician is $43,964 in United States. Filter by location to see UAV Technician salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 52,758 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by UAV Technician employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Technician$44,588 /yr
L3
Senior Technician$51,316 /yr
L4
Technician Iv$58,964 /yr
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General Atomics
3.7

General Atomics

UAV Technician - Contractor
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$128K -$139K

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$128K

$139K

$127,578 - $139,327 Range

UC Merced
4.2

UC Merced

UAV Technician - Hourly
About 

$14 -$15

 hourly

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

Trideum Corporation
4

Trideum Corporation

UAV Technician
About 

$46K -$50K

$46K

$50K

$46,344 - $49,500 Range

Airobotics
3.3

Airobotics

UAV Technician
About 

$82K -$88K

$82K

$88K

$81,795 - $88,396 Range

Hubsan

UAV Technician - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

UAV Operator

$35,527

 /yr
Range: $21K - $67K

$21K

$67K

$20,619 - $67,373 Range

US Marine Corps
3.9

US Marine Corps

UAV Operator

$38,321

 /yr
Range: $23K - $89K

$23K

$89K

$22,564 - $89,152 Range

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Insitu
3.3

Insitu

UAV Operator

$76,205

 /yr
Range: $43K - $105K

$43K

$105K

$43,281 - $104,744 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

UAV Operator

$80,211

 /yr
Range: $63K - $128K

$63K

$128K

$63,270 - $127,579 Range

General Atomics
3.7

General Atomics

UAV Systems Specialist

$89,076

 /yr
Range: $83K - $98K

$83K

$98K

$82,543 - $98,104 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

UAV Operator - Monthly Contractor

$2,677

 /mo
Range: $2K - $3K

$2K

$3K

$2,437 - $3,215 Range

General Atomics
3.7

General Atomics

UAV Pilot - Hourly

$42

 /hr
Range: $38 - $83

$38

$83

$38 - $83 Range

Textron Systems
3.7

Textron Systems

UAV Flight Crew

$70,564

 /yr
Range: $60K - $74K

$60K

$74K

$60,326 - $73,688 Range

Textron Systems
3.7

Textron Systems

UAV Operator
About 

$74K -$137K

$74K

$137K

$74,394 - $136,924 Range

Trinity Solar
3.8

Trinity Solar

UAV Operator - Hourly
About 

$21 -$29

 hourly

$21

$29

$21 - $29 Range

PrecisionHawk
2.9

PrecisionHawk

UAV Operator
About 

$48K -$61K

$48K

$61K

$48,276 - $60,849 Range

Textron Systems
3.7

Textron Systems

UAV Instructor
About 

$55K -$80K

$55K

$80K

$54,778 - $79,927 Range

US Marine Corps
3.9

US Marine Corps

UAV Maintainer - Monthly
About 

$2K -$3K

$2K

$3K

$2,042 - $2,639 Range

General Atomics
3.7

General Atomics

UAV Sensor Operator II - Hourly
About 

$25 -$30

 hourly

$25

$30

$25 - $30 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

UAV Operator/NCO - Monthly
About 

$3K -$5K

$3K

$5K

$2,866 - $5,117 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an UAV Technician salaries

The national average salary for an UAV Technician is $43,964 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an UAV Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 52758 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an UAV Technician employees.

The highest salary for an UAV Technician in United States is $68,734 per year.

The lowest salary for an UAV Technician in United States is $28,120 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$35,000
per year
A Program Technician in the Omaha, NE Area area reported making $35,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Omaha, NE Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$17
hourly
A Technician in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Pittsburgh, PA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Technician in the Abilene, TX Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
Abilene, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$24
hourly
A Lift Technician in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sacramento, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Micro Technician in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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