Immediate Openings Available!

Position: Flight Instructor

Seeking Full and Part Time CFI’s for Flight Instructor positions at Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling, IL (PWK). If you are an energetic and patient CFI interested in sharing your passion with others, then we would like to talk with you! Chicago Executive Flight School is looking for Full and Part Time Flight Instructors, both recently certified and with previous teaching experience. Build your flight hours while getting paid!


    - Strong communication skills
    - Passion for instructing and teaching
    - Flexibility and availability
    - Résumé outlining work history & experience
    - Authorized to work in the United States

Pay Structure, Incentives and Benefits

Base Pay

  • Starting pay is $25
  • Increase to $32 after your 1 month probationary period; must be in good standing and progressing as expected

Sign-On Bonus

  • $1000.00 Sign-on Bonus, Paid over 3 payments
  • Paid out as follows:
    • Successfully completing your 1 month probation period
    • 1st payout – After the probationary completion date - $333.00
    • 2nd payout – After your 60 days - $333.00
    • 3rd payout – After your 90 days - $334.00
    • Must be in “Good standing” with the CEFS
    • If you leave or are let go prior to 1 year of employment, regardless of reason, sign-on bonus must be paid back in full

Intro Flights / Commission Pay

Intro/Immersion Flight pay is $20.00 / hour with the opportunity for:
  • Selling Go-Pro packages ($20 extra per package potential):
    • You sell one, you get an additional $10
    • You film one, you get an additional $10
    • Up-sell a student into Phase 2 – you get 10% of the total price of the Phase 2 package sold
    • CFI sell / refers an Immersion flight, you get 10% of the total amount sold
    • CASH TIPS! (Range from $20 - $100)

Monthly Hours Flight/Ground School Hours Bonus

    You earn extra money based on the hours worked per month:
    Flight/Ground Hours Benchmark
    Hours Per Week Bonus Pay Per Hour
    45 - 89$2.00
    90 - 124$4.00
  • Paid out after the month is complete on the first paycheck
  • Resets monthly

Other Benefits

  • Free Uniforms and Jackets
  • Relocation/Moving Assistance
  • Referral Bonus – You will get paid $500 for referring a CFI. Paid after they complete 6 months of employment

If you wish to apply, please email your resume with a cover letter to:   | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Please also follow-up with a phone call to   |   Tel.: 1-800-901-0730 extn 150  |