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Average Salary for FlightSafety International Inc. Employees

Compensation for FlightSafety International Inc. employees is around $61K per year on average. Your city primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and your experience level are also reported as secondary influences on salary at FlightSafety International Inc. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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 (4)
$39,936 - $110,513  
[-]Flight Instructor (4)
Salary$36,538 - $105,422  
Total Pay$39,936 - $110,513  
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (3)
$59,150 - $122,407  
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (3)
Salary$62,445 - $126,297  
Bonus$372.63 - $9,468  
Profit Disbursement$816 - $6,619  
Total Pay$59,150 - $122,407  
[+]Senior Mechanical Engineer (3)
$54,655 - $78,647  
[+]Senior Mechanical Engineer (3)
Salary$54,259 - $77,936  
Total Pay$54,655 - $78,647  
[+]Design Engineer (2)
$38,723 - $69,220  
[+]Design Engineer (2)
Salary$42,192 - $68,676  
Total Pay$38,723 - $69,220  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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About This Company


Aviation, Aerospace Engineering

Flight Safety Inc., Flight Safety International, Flightsafety, FlightSafety International, Flightsafety International, Inc., Flightsafety Int'L, Flightsafety, International

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $71K annually) can be spotted in Columbus, Ohio; St. Louis, Mo. (about $67K), Tulsa, Okla. ($64K), and Wichita, Kan. (around $62K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Flushing, N.Y.; in fact, at $36K it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Ohio; salaries there average to $71K per year.


The highest paychecks go to Aviation Program Managers, who earn an average approximately $90K annually, closely trailed by Flight Instructors (around $71K), Senior Mechanical Engineers ($63K), and Design Engineers ($58K).

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $54K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $65K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

FAA Pilot Licensees are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $83K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) at FlightSafety International Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $64K annually.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Program Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $90K per year. A garden variety skill at FlightSafety International Inc. is C++; more than a third of FlightSafety International Inc.'s people use it regularly. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and AutoCAD round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of employees enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Nearly all respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Almost all survey participants report having health insurance, and the vast majority of survey participants report having dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and relocation expenses.

Key Stats for FlightSafety International Inc.


26 %
74 %
$41,000 - $66,129
$48,430 - $71,388
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 11 votes.
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