How Much Money Does a Professional Drone Pilot Make?

In this video, we’ll answer one of the most common questions we get — how much money does a professional drone pilot actually make, and how can I go about finding my own paying clients?

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0:00​ B-Roll Footage & Introduction
0:38​ What kind of work are drone pilots hired to do?
1:04​ How should I position myself as a drone pilot?
2:30​ How much can drone pilots actually make?
3:45​ Greg’s background and thoughts about pricing & packaging
4:43​ How can I find drone pilot jobs?
9:54 Where to put your drone registration number?

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9 Comments

  1. Myth Roid on May 17, 2021 at 2:32 am

    If i may. That average salary is yearly or monthly. Im a retreched pilot from malindo airways. Now im doing drone course.hope it pays off something worth at least

  2. Hey Rho ! on May 17, 2021 at 2:46 am

    I m from Chennai , India … I like the way how he doesn’t eat ur time and keep it point to point , cut to chase 👍🏻👍🏻 looking for more contents ❤️ Very useful 👍🏻

  3. DimmyV on May 17, 2021 at 2:48 am

    The pun at the end 😂✈️ wkd video

  4. That Guy on May 17, 2021 at 2:54 am

    If it pays for the drone you should be happy 😃

  5. Africa: The Gathering Place on May 17, 2021 at 3:09 am

    Great video

  6. AirWorthy Tours on May 17, 2021 at 3:11 am

    Wow, I fit right in with my pricing. My day rate ranges from $350-$750, depending on the variables. Also, SEO is sooooooo important to get work, because the industry is so young.

  7. Titus Nixon on May 17, 2021 at 3:18 am

    Yea I’ve been certified part 107 pilot for three years. I must say finding work was not as easy as I thought but after a year of trial and error it paid off now I’m doing pretty much as your video stated.

  8. Rich Charpentier on May 17, 2021 at 3:24 am

    Sounds like I’m in the range as well. I don’t have "package prices" at present as I bid jobs on a case by case basis. Construction groups that I have worked with have a large array of potential needs, so I consider my time on site doing prep work, time on site gathering stills / video, and post processing time for the final package to meet their deliverable requirements.

  9. Tech this Time on May 17, 2021 at 3:27 am

    I am also a drone pilot I am from India 🙏❤️

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