Average Salary for FlightSafety International Inc. Employees

Compensation for FlightSafety International Inc. employees tends to be around $64K per year. FlightSafety International Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on what you do at the company, though geography and your experience level are also considered. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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FlightSafety International Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: FlightSafety International Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Flight Instructor (5)
$38,723 - $118,012  
[-]Flight Instructor (5)
Salary$36,047 - $114,859  
Total Pay$38,723 - $118,012  
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (4)
$58,054 - $124,380  
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (4)
Salary$62,902 - $124,237  
Bonus$384.64 - $10,610  
Profit Disbursement$907 - $7,783  
Total Pay$58,054 - $124,380  
[+]Senior Mechanical Engineer (3)
$54,675 - $79,974  
[+]Senior Mechanical Engineer (3)
Salary$54,340 - $77,516  
Total Pay$54,675 - $79,974  
[+]Project Engineer (2)
$37,316 - $85,781  
[+]Project Engineer (2)
Salary$41,287 - $92,322  
Total Pay$37,316 - $85,781  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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About This Company


Aviation, Aerospace Engineering

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Aviation Program Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $90K — though Flight Instructors, Senior Mechanical Engineers, and Senior Software Engineers also do fairly well at $83K, $63K, and around $62K, respectively. Project Engineers make about $57K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K annually) can be spotted in Columbus; Broken Arrow (around $68K), St. Louis ($67K), and Tulsa (about $65K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($62K) in Wichita, one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Ohio, where salaries average out at $90K per year.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $56K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of FlightSafety International Inc. employees (31 percent) have five to nine years of experience and typically earn $65K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $90K for FAA Pilot Licensees, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning an Airline Transport Pilot certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $78K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at FlightSafety International Inc. — these employees make the most at $65K annually.


Skill-wise, employees who report Program Management as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $90K on average. C++ is a popular skill in the FlightSafety International Inc. workforce; roughly one in three of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and SolidWorks.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only half of workers. The vast majority of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. FlightSafety International Inc. provides health insurance to almost all employees, and almost all workers do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, relocation expenses, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for FlightSafety International Inc.


28 %
72 %
$46,555 - $73,698
$49,375 - $87,490
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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