When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($71K annually) can be spotted in Columbus, Ohio; St. Louis, Mo. ($66K), Tulsa, Okla. (approximately $64K), and Wichita, Kan. ($62K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Flushing, N.Y. at about $36K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Ohio, where the average FlightSafety International Inc. employee makes around $71K per year.
Aviation Program Managers earn the highest median pay at approximately $85K annually, followed by Flight Instructors (around $71K), Senior Mechanical Engineers ($63K), and Design Engineers ($58K).
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $57K per year. The largest slice of the FlightSafety International Inc. workforce (31 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, about $64K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $83K per year for FAA Pilot Licensees, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Regarding salaries and education, FlightSafety International Inc. pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) the most — around $64K.
When it comes to skills, Quality Assurance / Quality Control seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $70K annually. C++ is regularly seen around here; close to a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and AutoCAD.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only two-fifths of survey participants. A 401(k) program is available, and nearly all workers use it to save for retirement. The vast majority of workers can count on health insurance, and nearly all survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and relocation expenses.