Flight Instructor Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$49,491/yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$5,185
Range$1,006 - $16,254
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The national average salary for a Flight Instructor is $49,491 in United States. Filter by location to see Flight Instructor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 134 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Flight Instructor employees.

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iFLY Indoor Skydiving
$48,794/yr
Range: $45K - $52K
21 salaries
$48,794/yr
$45K$52K
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
$25/hr
Range: $18 - $30
15 salaries
$25/hr
$18$30
TransPac Aviation Academy
$31,674/yr
Range: $29K - $36K
10 salaries
$31,674/yr
$29K$36K
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
$41,611/yr
Range: $36K - $47K
9 salaries
$41,611/yr
$36K$47K
iFLY Indoor Skydiving
$14/hr
Range: $10 - $19
9 salaries
$14/hr
$10$19
Lockheed Martin
$61,599/yr
Range: $60K - $94K
7 salaries
$61,599/yr
$60K$94K
CAE
$51,160/yr
Range: $33K - $128K
7 salaries
$51,160/yr
$33K$128K

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University of North Dakota
$22/hr
Range: $17 - $28
6 salaries
$22/hr
$17$28
US Aviation Academy
$22/hr
Range: $17 - $29
6 salaries
$22/hr
$17$29
Purdue University
$11/hr
Range: $8 - $14
5 salaries
$11/hr
$8$14
FlightSafety International
$81,226/yr
Range: $64K - $89K
5 salaries
$81,226/yr
$64K$89K
Airline Transport Professionals
$8/hr
Range: $8 - $8
4 salaries
$8/hr
$8$8
American Flyers
$25/hr
Range: $18 - $27
4 salaries
$25/hr
$18$27
Thunderbird Aviation
$19/hr
Range: $11 - $20
4 salaries
$19/hr
$11$20
AECOM
$106,000/yr
Range: $86K - $106K
3 salaries
$106,000/yr
$86K$106K
L3 Technologies
$32,700/yr
Range: $16K - $58K
3 salaries
$32,700/yr
$16K$58K
Hillsboro Aero Academy
$26,574/yr
Range: $24K - $32K
3 salaries
$26,574/yr
$24K$32K
Airline Transport Professionals
$8/hr
Range: $8 - $8
3 salaries
$8/hr
$8$8
AeroGuard (AZ)
$31,682/yr
Range: $31K - $35K
3 salaries
$31,682/yr
$31K$35K
Phoenix East Aviation
$17/hr
Range: $14 - $22
3 salaries
$17/hr
$14$22

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent flight instructor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$85,000
per year
A Simulator Instructor in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$87,000
per year
An Instructor Pilot in the Enterprise, AL Area area reported making $87,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Enterprise, AL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$98,000
per year
A Flight Safety Officer and Instructor Pilot in the Oklahoma City, OK Area area reported making $98,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Oklahoma City, OK Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$20
hourly
An Instructor Pilot in the Daytona Beach, FL Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Daytona Beach, FL Area area
 
Full-time
College / University
$11
hourly
A Flight Instructor in the Manchester, NH Area area reported making $11 per hour
Additional Pay
$500 tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Manchester, NH Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
An Instructor Pilot in the Oklahoma City, OK Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Oklahoma City, OK Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$21
hourly
A Certified Flight Instructor in the Sebastian, FL Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
Sebastian, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$89,000
per year
A Simulator Instructor in the Del Rio, TX Area area reported making $89,000 per year
Job Highlights
Del Rio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
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