Flight Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does a Flight Engineer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Flight Engineer in the United States is $38 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $32 and $45. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Flight Engineer?

A Flight Engineer (FE), also sometimes called an air engineer, is the member of an aircraft's flight crew who monitors and operates its complex aircraft systems. In the early era of aviation, the position was sometimes referred to as the "air mechanic". Flight engineers can still be found on some larger fixed-wing airplanes, and helicopters. A similar crew position exists on some spacecraft. In most modern aircraft, their complex systems are both monitored and adjusted by electronic microprocessors and computers, resulting in the elimination of the Flight Engineer's position. In earlier day...

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