How much does a Test Pilot III make in the United States? The average Test Pilot III salary in the United States is $121,449 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $103,942 and $140,755. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $103,942 10% $88,002 90% $158,332 75% $140,755 $121,449 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Test Pilot III

Test Pilot III pilots model aircraft to ensure compliance with federal regulations and product specifications. Ensures operational functionality and pilot and passenger safety. Being a Test Pilot III recommends changes to cockpit or aircraft to better meet the pilot's needs or to improve flight. Performs tests and maneuvers as developed by engineers. Additionally, Test Pilot III may pilot demonstrations for officials or customers. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Requires Pilot license. The Test Pilot III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Test Pilot III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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