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Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle (UAV) Pilot Salary

How much does a Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle (UAV) Pilot make in the United States?
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$71,773 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$35 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,168 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average unmanned aircraft vehicle (uav) pilot salary in United States is $71,773 or an equivalent hourly rate of $35. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,168. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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$50,600 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$89,007 (USD)

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