Flight Instructor Salaries

24 SalariesUpdated May 11, 2021

Average Base Pay
$45,250 / yr
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How much does a Flight Instructor make?

The national average salary for a Flight Instructor is $45,250 in United States. Filter by location to see Flight Instructor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 24 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Flight Instructor employees.

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Flight Instructor

iFLY Indoor Skydiving

$48,419/yr

Range: $21K - $54K

33 salaries

$48,419/yr
$21K$54K

Flight Instructor - Hourly

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

$26/hr

Range: $18 - $33

31 salaries

$26/hr
$18$33

Flight Instructor - Hourly

University of North Dakota

$22/hr

Range: $14 - $28

27 salaries

$22/hr
$14$28

Flight Instructor - Hourly

Airline Transport Professionals

$10/hr

Range: $6 - $20

22 salaries

$10/hr
$6$20

Flight Instructor - Hourly Contractor

Airline Transport Professionals

$18/hr

Range: $8 - $26

19 salaries

$18/hr
$8$26

Flight Instructor

TransPac Aviation Academy

$31,132/yr

Range: $29K - $36K

18 salaries

$31,132/yr
$29K$36K

Flight Instructor

FlightSafety International

$80,489/yr

Range: $42K - $92K

17 salaries

$80,489/yr
$42K$92K

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Flight Instructor - Hourly

Hillsboro Aero Academy

$19/hr

Range: $8 - $31

17 salaries

$19/hr
$8$31

Flight Instructor

AeroGuard (AZ)

$32,489/yr

Range: $29K - $45K

15 salaries

$32,489/yr
$29K$45K

Flight Instructor

CAE

$43,690/yr

Range: $30K - $131K

14 salaries

$43,690/yr
$30K$131K

Flight Instructor - Hourly

American Flyers

$26/hr

Range: $20 - $28

14 salaries

$26/hr
$20$28

Flight Instructor

Lockheed Martin

$74,654/yr

Range: $61K - $96K

13 salaries

$74,654/yr
$61K$96K

Flight Instructor - Hourly

Purdue University

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $16

9 salaries

$14/hr
$11$16

Flight Instructor - Hourly

L3Harris

$21/hr

Range: $6 - $30

9 salaries

$21/hr
$6$30

Flight Instructor - Hourly

Epic Flight Academy

$24/hr

Range: $16 - $34

8 salaries

$24/hr
$16$34

Flight Instructor

Liberty University

$29,340/yr

Range: $15K - $44K

7 salaries

$29,340/yr
$15K$44K

Flight Instructor

US Air Force

$86,096/yr

Range: $52K - $149K

6 salaries

$86,096/yr
$52K$149K

Flight Instructor - Hourly

US Aviation Academy

$23/hr

Range: $18 - $30

6 salaries

$23/hr
$18$30

Flight Instructor - Hourly

F I T Aviation

$22/hr

Range: $21 - $33

6 salaries

$22/hr
$21$33

Flight Instructor

US Army

$53,193/yr

Range: $41K - $119K

5 salaries

$53,193/yr
$41K$119K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$21,000
per year
A Certified Flight Instructor in the Dubuque, IA Area area reported making $21,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dubuque, IA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
College / University
$21
hourly
A Certified Flight Instructor in the Billings, MT Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Billings, MT Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
College / University
$86,000
per year
An Instructor Pilot in the Dothan, AL Area area reported making $86,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dothan, AL Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$42,000
per year
A Certified Flight Instructor in the Cedar City, UT Area area reported making $42,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cedar City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$12
hourly
A Flight Instructor in the Salina, KS Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Salina, KS Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$7
hourly
A Flight Instructor in the Lynchburg, VA Area area reported making $7 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Lynchburg, VA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$28
hourly
A Certified Flight Instructor in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private