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How to make $100K in revenue as a commercial drone pilot

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says there are 234,605 certified remote pilots in the United States, as of June 30, 2021. How much do these pilots earn? And which industries are paying the most? Let’s find out…

The rise of “droneprenuers” in the US is a clear testimony of the significant improvements in drone equipment and regulatory changes. With the demand for drone services growing, many photographers and other professionals have turned their piloting skills into a profitable small business. But how much do these independent drone service providers and aerial photographers actually make? Commercial drone industry research firm DroneAnalyst has the answers.

Last year, DroneAnalyst (DA) quizzed 468 drone service providers about their revenues. More than half of these survey participants were sole proprietors, with another 20% offering drone services as a part-time business. The survey collected responses from larger drone service providers too, but they…

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Source: dronedj.com