Quality Control Inspector (Aviation)

What Does A Quality Control Inspector (Aviation) Do?

A quality control inspector in aviation is responsible for monitoring the quality of the work completed by aviation mechanics.

How Do I Become A Quality Control Inspector (Aviation)?

A quality control inspector will start off as an A & P (Aviation) mechanic.  An Airframe and/or Powerplant degree or certificate or something similar is necessary to work in this position.

What is the Average Salary For A Quality Control Inspector (Aviation)?

High – 82,000
Median – 58,000
Low – 35,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Quality Control Inspector (Aviation)?

  • English¬†– As much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Trade-related courses
  • Electronics
  • Automotive Repair

What Is The Work Environment For A Quality Control Inspector (Aviation)?

Quality control inspectors work on airfields and in hangars and are generally employed in the aerospace and air transportation industries. These environments may also be very loud.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Quality Control Inspector (Aviation)?

There will likely be strong competition for these positions. Opportunities may differ based on geographical location.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

What Degree Should I Consider If I Want To Be A Quality Control Inspector (Aviation)?