Aviation Inspector Job Description

Aviation inspectors inspect aircraft, air traffic controls, air navigation systems, and communications equipment to ensure that all parts of an aircraft conform to Federal safety regulations. Common responsibilities for aviation inspectors include investigating air accidents, observing pilots in flight, conducting flight tests, examining aircraft landing gear, and preparing detailed inspection reports.

Aviation Inspector Salaries

Aviation Inspector salaries can vary depending on your experience, the location, company, industry, and benefits provided. Nationwide, most aviation inspectors make between $41,500 – $78,800 per year, or $19.93 – $37.91 per hour.

Employment Outlook for Aviation Inspectors

There are currently 26,940 aviation inspectors in the United States, with 1,130 new aviation inspector job openings created each year.

Aviation Inspector jobs are not expected to see much growth beyond their current levels in the next decade.

Education/Training Requirements for Aviation Inspectors

Work experience in a related occupation is normally required for aviation inspector jobs.

Updated: 17/08/2011

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