How much does a Test Pilot IV make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Test Pilot IV in the United States is $62 as of June 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $55 and $73. Hourly rate 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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Job Description for Test Pilot IV

Test Pilot IV pilots model aircraft to ensure compliance with federal regulations and product specifications. Ensures operational functionality and pilot and passenger safety. Being a Test Pilot IV 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 IV coordinates flight operations efforts. May pilot demonstrations for officials or customers. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Requires Pilot license. Test Pilot IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Test Pilot IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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CPI Aerostructures, Inc. engages in the contract production of structural aircraft parts for fixed wing aircraft and helicopters in the commercial and defense markets. The company also offers aero systems, such as reconnaissance pod structures and fuel panel systems; and supplies parts for maintenance, repair, and over... More
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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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