Flight Instructor Salary in San Francisco, California

How much does a Flight Instructor make in San Francisco, CA? The average Flight Instructor salary in San Francisco, CA is $127,886 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $117,573 and $143,980. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Flight Instructor instructs student pilots in flight procedures and techniques in ground school courses and flight training. Prepares lesson plans. Being a Flight Instructor evaluates and monitors students performance. This position is typically is represented by a senior level pilot. Additionally, Flight Instructor the compensation data does NOT reflect salaries of flight instructors from smaller local flight schools who typically work on an hourly basis and consider the accumulation of airtime the highest priority in their respective careers. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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