Average Flight Instructor Salary

$60,120
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$30k
MEDIAN
$60k
90%
$105k

The average salary for a Flight Instructor is $60,120

Base Salary
$30k - $105k
Bonus
$496 - $13k
Commission
$0 - $11k
Total Pay
$31k - $107k
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What Do Flight Instructors Do?

Flight Instructor Tasks
  • Train students in aircraft handling in compliance with FAA safety and instructor requirements.
  • Follow course schedules and syllabi.
  • Document and evaluate student progress.
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Job Satisfaction for Flight Instructor

3.7 out of 5
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Gender Breakdown

Male
87.6%
Female
11.2%
Prefer to self-define
1.1%
This data is based on 89 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

48%

Dental

42%

Vision

36%

None

49%