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Instructor Flying (Ground) Salary

$68,270 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,638

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for an Instructor Flying (Ground) is $68,270 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Instructor Flying (Ground) is between $49,103 and $84,108. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Teaches student pilots in flight procedures and techniques and in ground school courses.
  • Develops course outlines, study materials, and instructional procedures for students enrolled in basic, advanced, or instrument ground school.
  • Lectures on various subjects, such as aircraft construction, Federal aviation regulations, and radio navigation.
  • Must be certified by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Instructor Flying (Ground) Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Commercial Pilots

Job family population: 37,870

Estimated population of Instructor Flying (Ground) jobs: 3,356

Rate of error: 2.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$79,144
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Instructor Flying (Ground) Job Listings for United States

Airplane Chief Instructor
Dec 5
us
Hillsboro Aero Academy
This includes ensuring that a high quality of ground and flight instruction is maintained for all ... The Chief Pilot will conduct progress checks, and student flights or other flying duties as needed ...
Instructor Pool - Aviation Flight
Sep 20
Eugene, OR, USA
Lane Community College
Two (2) years and 200 hours of logged flying time as a pilot of powered aircraft. # Preferred ... FAA Ground Instructor Certificate Advanced and Instrument. Preferred Experience * Preference given ...
Journeyman-level RC-135 Operations Training Specialist with Security Clearance
Dec 12
Offutt AFB, United States
CALVERT SYSTEMS
RC/TC/WC/OC-135 ground academic training on aircraft systems, and appropriate regulatory guidance ... As applicable per CTS needs, qualified instructor positions for flying/simulator training for crew ...
Operations Training Support
Dec 10
Offutt Air Force Base, NE, USA
CAE USA
... Management, Instructor Crew Resource Management, Instrument Refresher Course, and any other ... ground training. * Generate the following reports/forms as required: AF Form 4324, Aircraft ...

The average pay for an Instructor Flying (Ground) is $68,270 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Instructor Flying (Ground) is between $49,103 and $84,108. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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