How much does a Flight Inspector II make in the United States? The average Flight Inspector II salary in the United States is $77,739 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $71,575 and $85,150. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including
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Flight Inspector II inspects aircraft, aircraft systems, equipment, and parts to ensure safe flying and conformance to specifications and government regulations and procedures. Oversees part installation and inspects adjustments or modifications to existing parts. Being a Flight Inspector II performs preflight and post flight inspections identifying any breach of standards for safe flight. Requires a high school diploma, a flight inspector license. Additionally, Flight Inspector II typically reports to a supervisor. The Flight Inspector II works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Flight Inspector II typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description
ICAO the UN body of aviation has commented that a lack, or an insufficient number of qualified inspectors or aviation personnel holding highly-specialized technical expertise to perform job functions and tasks, affects the sustainability of safety oversight systems.
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Flight Inspector II in Lafayette, LA
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Flight Inspector II in Lansing, MI
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Flight Inspector II in the United States. The base salary for Flight Inspector II ranges from $71,575 to $85,150 with the average base salary of $77,739. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $71,875 to $86,058 with the average total cash compensation of $77,849.