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Air Safety Investigator - Federal Salaries of 2022

Pay Rates for "Air Safety Investigator"

How much does an Air Safety Investigator in the federal government get paid? $139,372.96* *Based on the 2022 average.

Air Safety Investigator was the 450th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 26 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2022, the National Transportation Safety Board hired the most employees titled Air Safety Investigating, with an average salary of $140,027.

Government Air Safety Investigating jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

Positions included in this occupation have duties involving the investigation and prevention of accidents and incidents involving United States aircraft anywhere in the world, and in the establishment of programs and procedures to provide for the notification and reporting of accidents. The investigation includes a report of the facts, conditions, and circumstances relating to each accident and a determination of the probable cause of the accident along with recommendations for remedial action designed to prevent similar accidents in the future. Special studies and investigations on matters pertaining to safety in air navigation and the prevention of accidents are conducted to ascertain what will best tend to reduce or eliminate the possibility of, or recurrence of, accidents. These duties and responsibilities require the application of a broad technical knowledge in the field of aviation, and experience or training that provides a knowledge of investigative techniques and/or legal procedures and practices.

Agencies that have hired an Air Safety Investigator

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
National Transportation Safety Board 22 $140,026.95
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 2 $119,537.50
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $130,107.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $173,922.00

Air Safety Investigator Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Air Safety Investigator is $139,372.96. The highest paid Air Safety Investigator made $176,300 in 2022.

Common Air Safety Investigator Payscales

Payscale Number of Air Safety Investigating Employees
GS - General Schedule 25
FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan 1

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Average Air Safety Investigating Pay Trend from 2004 to 2022

In 2004, the average pay for an Air Safety Investigator was $96,527. Since then, the average pay has increased to $139,373 in 2022.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 1815.

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