How much does an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot make in the United States? The average Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot salary in the United States is $78,877 as of June 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $58,065 and $95,273. 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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