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94 Drone Pilot Jobs

Drone Pilot Salaries

$57,163/year

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$21,500 - $31,499
9% of jobs
$31,500 - $41,499
13% of jobs
$42,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$41,500 - $51,499
42% of jobs
The average salary is $57,163 a year
$51,500 - $61,499
17% of jobs
$61,500 - $71,499
5% of jobs
$71,500 - $81,499
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$81,500 - $91,499
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$91,500 - $101,499
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0% of jobs

$57,163 Average

$21,500 $131,500
The primary responsibilities of a drone pilot are to control and maintain an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). You can find drone pilot positions with both the military and other governmental organizations, as well as private companies, such as agricultural operations, film and television production companies, surveyors and mapping specialists, and environmental scientists. As a pilot, you perform a variety of duties, such as flying reconnaissance and taking aerial photography and aerial videography. In the military context, drone pilots operate UAVs which bomb targets from across the world.