We know that you have big goals. At Compass Airlines, you’ll get the training and experience you need to achieve them. Our pilots were hired by some of the most respected airlines in the country. Take a look at our pilot progression to see which airlines our pilots transition to. 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 multi-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
NEW 2-Year Contract Extension with Pilot Union
Compass Airlines and the Air Line Pilots Association are pleased to announce a two-year contract extension. Complementing Compass's competitive First Officer compensation are increases for Captains that will allow Compass to remain among the leaders in Captain pay among comparable regional carriers. Additionally, the extension includes an agreement to allow new hire First Officers with previous 121 experience to carry over longevity from their previous carrier, as well as the ability to offer new hire pilots a signing bonus. Click here to read more.
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Compass first year, First Officer pay is one of the highest in the regional airline industry, at $41.51 per flight hour. Additionally, Compass employees have the opportunity to earn up to $10,000 for each successful pilot they refer to the company.
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
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
• Paid Vacation
• Travel benefits
• Jumpseat privileges
• Paid training and complimentary accommodations during training
• ATP-CTP course provided for qualified candidates
• Four paid hotel stays per month for commuting pilots