Air Safety Investigator - Federal Salaries of 2019
Pay Rates for "Air Safety Investigator"How much does an Air Safety Investigator in the federal government get paid? $129,605.86* *Based on the 2019 average.
Air Safety Investigator was the 435th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2019, with 35 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2019, the National Transportation Safety Board hired the most employees titled Air Safety Investigating, with an average salary of $129,775.
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.
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||29||$129,775.48|
|Federal Aviation Administration||2||$159,907.00|
|Office of Secretary of Transportation||2||$117,051.50|
|Office of the Secretary of the Interior||2||$109,399.50|
Air Safety Investigator Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Air Safety Investigator is $129,605.86. The highest paid Air Safety Investigator made $166,500 in 2019.
Common Air Safety Investigator Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Air Safety Investigating Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||33|
|FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan||2|
|Occupation Family:||1800 INSPECTION, INVESTIGATION, ENFORCEMENT, AND COMPLIANCE GROUP|
Average Air Safety Investigating Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for an Air Safety Investigator was $96,527. Since then, the average pay has increased to $133,886 in 2020.
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