Flight Instructor

Embry-Riddle Flight Instructors stand in a hangar in front of a plane


List of Flight Instructor Benefits

What Do We Offer?


8-10 students. Our largest class of future pilots arrives this fall. 5-day workweek.

$6,500 sign-on bonus. Additional retention bonuses available. $18-33 per hour depending on experience. Relocation allowance.

*Premium IP pay of an additional $5.00/hour.

*Earn your Multi-Engine Instructor or ATP ratings at no cost to you. 

Earn either a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree on-campus or online during your employment. Your degree leads to huge pay-offs in future seniority and advancement opportunities. Spouse and dependents may be covered too.

Top of the line Cessna 172 and Diamond DA42 aircraft. Fly in high-altitude mountainous terrain. Access to simulator time. Aircraft rental discounts. Close proximity to some of the nation’s busiest international commercial airports. As a flight instructor, you qualify for paid vacation and holidays, health insurance and a generous retirement plan.

Candidates must possess CFI upon application. Details about specific incentives and additional benefits will be assessed on a case-by-case basis and are subject to change.
*Acceptance of these upgrades and/or course will require an employment commitment.


This Job Can Take You Places

The same places where you will find our alumni – living their dream flying for the airlines, Part 135 operations, private and corporate aviation companies and the U.S. military. Some are in aerial firefighting and law enforcement while others own aviation businesses. Our alumni network is more than 100,000 strong.