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10 of the Most Popular Types of Drone Jobs in 2024

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Careers in the drone industry include drone pilots, software or hardware designers, and positions that analyze and assess the data acquired by drones. As a drone pilot, you can work in a variety of fields, including the mapping, real estate, construction, photography and film production, and military industries. Your responsibilities differ depending on the industry, but your general duties are to operate the drone and return the data to your supervisor. As a designer, you typically only work for drone manufacturers. Your goal is to either improve existing products or produce new drones.

If you are interested in a job related to Drone, here are some popular related job searches with the most open positions on ZipRecruiter.

Top Types Of Drone Jobs

  • Drone Contractor

    Salary range: $36,500-$80,000 per year

    Drone Contractor is a common job search query. Most salaries for Drone Contractor jobs pay between $36,500 (25th percentile) and $80,000 (75th percentile) annually. You’ll find many open positions nationwide for Drone Contractor job searches, with about 2,000 jobs hiring now on ZipRecruiter.

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  • Drone Operator

    Drone Operator is a popular job search query. Most salaries for Drone Operator jobs pay between $37,500 (25th percentile) and $45,500 (75th percentile) annually. You’ll find many open positions nationwide for Drone Operator job searches, with about 2,000 jobs hiring now on ZipRecruiter.

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  • Drone Programming

    Salary range: $62,500-$116,000 per year

    Drone Programming is a typical job search query Most salaries for Drone Programming jobs pay between $62,500 (25th percentile) and $116,000 (75th percentile) annually. You’ll find many open positions nationwide for Drone Programming job searches, with about 2,000 jobs hiring now on ZipRecruiter.

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  • Commercial Drone

    Salary range: $38,500-$54,500 per year

    Commercial Drone is a typical job search query Most salaries for Commercial Drone jobs pay between $38,500 (25th percentile) and $54,500 (75th percentile) annually. You’ll find many open positions nationwide for Commercial Drone job searches, with about 2,000 jobs hiring now on ZipRecruiter.

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  • Drone Engineer

    Drone Engineer is a common job search query. Most salaries for Drone Engineer jobs pay between $83,500 (25th percentile) and $155,000 (75th percentile) annually. You’ll find many open positions nationwide for Drone Engineer job searches, with about 2,000 jobs hiring now on ZipRecruiter.

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  • Drone Design

    Salary range: $56,500-$84,500 per year

    Drone Design is a typical job search query Most salaries for Drone Design jobs pay between $56,500 (25th percentile) and $84,500 (75th percentile) annually. You’ll find many open positions nationwide for Drone Design job searches, with about 2,000 jobs hiring now on ZipRecruiter.

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  • Drone Delivery

    Salary range: $33,500-$38,500 per year

    Drone Delivery is a typical job search query Most salaries for Drone Delivery jobs pay between $33,500 (25th percentile) and $38,500 (75th percentile) annually. You’ll find many open positions nationwide for Drone Delivery job searches, with about 2,000 jobs hiring now on ZipRecruiter.

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  • Drone Developer

    Salary range: $84,000-$134,500 per year

    Drone Developer is a typical job search query Most salaries for Drone Developer jobs pay between $84,000 (25th percentile) and $134,500 (75th percentile) annually. You’ll find many open positions nationwide for Drone Developer job searches, with about 2,000 jobs hiring now on ZipRecruiter.

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  • Drone Inspection

    Drone Inspection is a common job search query. Most salaries for Drone Inspection jobs pay between $32,000 (25th percentile) and $47,000 (75th percentile) annually. You’ll find many open positions nationwide for Drone Inspection job searches, with about 2,000 jobs hiring now on ZipRecruiter.

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  • Construction Drone

    Salary range: $71,000-$115,500 per year

    Construction Drone is a typical job search query Most salaries for Construction Drone jobs pay between $71,000 (25th percentile) and $115,500 (75th percentile) annually. You’ll find many open positions nationwide for Construction Drone job searches, with about 2,000 jobs hiring now on ZipRecruiter.

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