Salary for Aviation Inspectors

Also known as:  Aircraft Inspector, Aircraft Landing Gear Inspector, Aircraft Quality Control Inspector, Airworthiness Safety Inspector, Freight Inspector, Locomotive Inspector, Motor Vehicle Emissions Inspector, Railroad Car Inspector, Railroad Inspector, School Bus Inspector helps transportation professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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These workers inspect aircraft, air control devices, air navigation aids and all related items. This occupation may or may not be dangerous depending on the goods that are inspected. To become an aviation inspector, one must first attend vocational school, have related work experience or acquire an associate's degree. Before beginning official work, one to two years of formal training may be required.

An Aviation Inspector gets an average salary somewhere between 40000 - 60000 based on experience and talent. Aviation Inspectors can get wages of Fifty Five Thousand Three Hundred dollars yearly.

Aviation Inspectors can get the best pay in the District of Columbia, where they receive compensation, on average, of approximating $93530. Employees who work in this job have the best average compensation in Public Administration, which has average pay levels of $76060.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 6.76 percent nationwide in that time.
Aviation Inspectors tend to make the most in the following industries
Management of Companies and Enterprises $76,060
Public Administration $72,040
Manufacturing $67,170
Retail Trade $61,930
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $58,710
Transportation and Warehousing $58,380
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Other Services (except Public Administration) $33,070
Wholesale Trade $40,520
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $43,220
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $49,470
Transportation and Warehousing $58,380
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $58,710