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Instructor Pilot Salary

$161,611 (USD)

Average Salary

$78/hr

Average Hourly

$8,048

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for an Instructor Pilot is $161,611 a year and $78 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Instructor Pilot is between $111,141 and $201,732. 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:
  • Trains new and experienced company airline pilots in policy and in use of equipment: instructs new pilots in company regulations and procedures and trains pilots in operation of types of aircraft used by company.
  • Conducts courses for experienced company pilots to familiarize them with new equipment.
  • May conduct review courses in navigation and meteorology.
  • May make flights to observe performance of pilots check pilot.
  • Must hold commercial pilot's certificate, with instructor's rating, issued by federal aviation administration.
Instructor Pilot Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Commercial Pilots

Job family population: 37,870

Estimated population of Instructor Pilot jobs: 2,237

Rate of error: 2.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$187,352
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Instructor Pilot Job Listings for United States

Flight Instructor Stf / Pilot SME / US Expat Overseas Role / Amendola / F-35 Program
Nov 11
Nellis Air Force Base, NV, USA
Lockheed Martin
Training System Pilot SME (Flight Instructor Stf) for the F-35 supporting the Italy MoD at Amendola AB, Italy. Serves as F-35 Pilot SME. Supports military pilots' flight procedures in maintaining ...
Flight Instructor Stf / Pilot SME / US Expat Overseas Role / Amendola / F-35 Program
Nov 11
Eglin Air Force Base, FL, USA
Lockheed Martin
Training System Pilot SME (Flight Instructor Stf) for the F-35 supporting the Italy MoD at Amendola AB, Italy. Serves as F-35 Pilot SME. Supports military pilots' flight procedures in maintaining ...
Flight Instructor Stf / Pilot SME / US Expat Overseas Role / Amendola / F-35 Program
Nov 11
Luke Air Force Base, AZ, USA
Lockheed Martin
Training System Pilot SME (Flight Instructor Stf) for the F-35 supporting the Italy MoD at Amendola AB, Italy. Serves as F-35 Pilot SME. Supports military pilots' flight procedures in maintaining ...
Flight Instructor Stf / Pilot SME / US Expat Overseas Role / Amendola / F-35 Program
Nov 11
Edwards Air Force Base, CA, USA
Lockheed Martin
Training System Pilot SME (Flight Instructor Stf) for the F-35 supporting the Italy MoD at Amendola AB, Italy. Serves as F-35 Pilot SME. Supports military pilots' flight procedures in maintaining ...
KC135 Pilot Instructor
Sep 12
Altus, OK, USA
CAE USA
Must have recent experience as a KC-135 Instructor Pilot or Evaluator Pilot. * Completion of a formal USAF Instructor training course. * Strong facilitation, and data analysis skills required

The average pay for an Instructor Pilot is $161,611 a year and $78 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Instructor Pilot is between $111,141 and $201,732. 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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