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Alternate Job Titles: Flying Instructor, Flight Instructor

What is the average annual salary for Flight Instructor?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Flight Instructor may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Flight Instructor in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Flight Instructor in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Flight Instructor in the United States is $94,803 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Flight Instructor in the United States are expected to make less than $94,803.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $94,803
  • 10%$80,198
  • 25%$87,158
  • 75%$106,734
  • 90%$117,597

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Job Description for Flight Instructor

Instructs student pilots in flight procedures and techniques in ground school courses and flight training. Prepares lesson plans. Evaluates and monitors students performance. This position is typically is represented by a senior level pilot. The compensation data does NOT reflect salaries of flight instructors from smaller local flight schools who typically work on an hourly basis and consider the accumulation of airtime the highest priority in their respective careers. View Flight Instructor job description

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