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Average Salary for FlightSafety International Inc. Employees

The average employee at FlightSafety International Inc. takes home $65K per year. FlightSafety International Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though where you live and your experience level are also considered. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

FlightSafety International Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: FlightSafety International Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Flight Instructor (5)
$37,902 - $122,149  
[-]Flight Instructor (5)
Salary$36,530 - $123,260  
Total Pay$37,902 - $122,149  
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (4)
$59,261 - $122,142  
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (4)
Salary$63,047 - $127,477  
Bonus$374.67 - $9,476  
Profit Disbursement$998 - $7,247  
Total Pay$59,261 - $122,142  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (3)
$49,776 - $91,018  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (3)
Salary$49,835 - $87,960  
Total Pay$49,776 - $91,018  
[+]Senior Mechanical Engineer (3)
$54,775 - $80,834  
[+]Senior Mechanical Engineer (3)
Salary$54,658 - $78,263  
Total Pay$54,775 - $80,834  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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FlightSafety International Inc. Details


Aviation, Aerospace Engineering

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Aviation Program Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $90K; Flight Instructors come in second with typical earnings amounting to $83K, while Senior Software Engineers and Senior Mechanical Engineers rank near the top as well ($66K and $63K, respectively). Project Engineers are among the lowest paid at about $57K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $90K annually) can be spotted in Columbus; Broken Arrow (around $68K), St. Louis ($67K), and Tulsa ($66K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $62K) is Wichita. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Ohio, where the average salary is approximately $90K per year.

Years of Experience

For those with five or more years experience, average earnings amount to $65K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically around $56K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $69K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

FAA Pilot Licensees earn approximately $90K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Airline Transport Pilots with credentials; these people typically earn $78K per year. The best paid folks at FlightSafety International Inc. have a Bachelor's Degree, earning about $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 among FlightSafety International Inc. workers, with approximately one in three of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Excel, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Just half of workers receive paid time off. Almost all workers participate in a 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for almost all employees and dental coverage for nearly all workers. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, relocation expenses, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats

27 %
73 %
$46,555 - $73,698
$50,418 - $84,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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