How much does a Ground Instructor make in Chicago, IL? The average Ground Instructor salary in Chicago, IL is $61,836 as of December 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $54,827 and $69,553. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Ground Instructor?

Ground Instructor is a certificate issued in the United States by the Federal Aviation Administration. There are three classes of holder, licensed to provide the ground instruction element in the training of three groups: Basic Ground Instructor (BGI) - for a sport pilot, recreational pilot, or private pilot certificate. Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI) - for any certificate except the instrument rating. Instrument Ground Instructor (IGI) - for the addition of an instrument rating to a pilot certificate....

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Ground Instructor in Chicago, IL. The base salary for Ground Instructor ranges from $54,827 to $69,553 with the average base salary of $61,836. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $55,782 to $71,429 with the average total cash compensation of $62,976.

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