Nearing the top of the pay scale are Software Engineers, Flight Instructors, Aviation Program Managers, and Branch Sales Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $94K annually, the other salaries come in at $92K, approximately $76K, and around $64K, respectively. On the lower end are Graphic Designers at about $43K on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $54K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $58K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (28 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $73K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $75K annually) can be spotted in Tulsa, Okla.; Austin, Texas ($69K), Broken Arrow, Okla. ($69K), and Savannah, Ga. (around $67K) are the next top-paying cities. Flushing, N.Y. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $42K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Oklahoma, where they average to around $75K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Flight Instructors are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $92K annually. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) make the most here, hauling in $87K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Engineering Design; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $82K annually. A garden variety skill at FlightSafety International Inc. is C++ Programming Language; close to one-fifth of FlightSafety International Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office as well.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at FlightSafety International Inc. can sometimes lack paid time off; two in five survey participants get paid vacation days, and 28 percent receive paid sick leave. A large number of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The vast majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for the vast majority of workers also include dental insurance. Perks also include flexible hours, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.