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We know that you have big goals.  At Compass, you're going to get the experience and training you need to achieve them.  In the past 22 months, 278 of our pilots were hired by some of the most respected airlines in the country.  Pilots spend an average of just three years at Compass before moving on to a major carrier.

 

FIRST OFFICER HIRING REQUIREMENTS
FAA commercial pilot's license with instrument and multi-engine ratings
Minimum 25 hours multip engine
ATP or R-ATP eligible
Current first class FAA medical certificate
Current ATP written (company covers cost of ATP-CTP for successful candidates)
  valid​ passport
FCC Radio Operator's Permit
Legal right to work in, and travel freely in and out of, the United States

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PAY
Compass first year, First Officer pay is the highest in the regional ​airline industry, at $41.00 per flight hour.  Additionally, Compass employees have the opportunity to earn up to $10,000 for each successful pilot they refer to the company.


SIGNING BONUS
New hire pilots are eligible for a $17,500 signing bonus, paid out per the following schedule:


$7,500 after the completion of IOE

$2,500 after 9 months of employment

$7,500 after 12 months of employment


COMMUTER HOTELS
Compass offers commuting pilots four paid hotel stays per month.  ​

BENEFITS
Pilots hired at Compass receive a PIC EMB1​70/190 type rating upon completion of initial training.  Other benefits include:
•   Medical, Dental & Life Insurance​​
•   401(K)​
•   Paid Vacation​
•   Travel benefits​​
•   Jumpseat privileges
•   Paid training and complimentary​ accommo​dations during training
•   ATP-CTP course provided for qualified candidates
•   Four paid hotel stays per month for commuting pilots
 

CONTACT
For questions regarding pilot career opportunities at Compass, please contact 
pilothiring@compassairline.com.  ​

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TOTAL PILOTS
724
CREW BASES
LAX, SEA & PHX*

*OPENING IN 2017


SENIORITY
BY BASE
​First Officers
​Captains
​LAX​7/6/1710/22/15​
​SEA​7/6/17​10/15/15


PARTNERSHIP WITH ATP FLIGHT SCHOOL


Tuition reimbursement is available for ATP Flight School flight instructors. 

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Compass Airlines is an equal opportunity employer.