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Piedmont Airlines

Salisbury, MD

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QUICKTAKE
  • You want to be paid what you’re worth. Piedmont offers industry-leading salary, bonuses, and high-quality affordable healthcare benefits. First Officers start at $90 per hour and Captains earn $146 per hour at year one. That means Piedmont pilots earn 57% more than the next highest-paid regional airline, Endeavor Air and 10% more than leading Ultra Low-Cost Carriers. Bring your longevity with you and get paid for your previous Part 121 experience, earning additional compensation. Click here for more information. Email [email protected] to connect with a Recruiter.

  • Pay

    ·        $90 per hour first year, First Officer pay

    ·        $146 per hour first year, Captain pay

    ·        $1.90 per diem

    ·        Bring your longevity from another 121 carrier and earn even more

    ·        No training contracts

    Captain Wage Rates

    First Officer Wage Rates

    Bonus Structure- up to $187,500

    ·        $15,000 sign-on bonus (All Pilots)

    ·        $15,000 Direct Entry Captain bonus (750+ part 121.436 flight time for PIC qualification)

    ·        $10,000 Near Entry Captain Bonus (600-749-part 121.436 flight time for PIC qualification)

    ·        $7,500 E145 PIC type rating bonus

    ·        $15,000 12 months of active service bonus

    ·        $30,000 Captain upgrade bonus

    ·        $40,000 Captain upgrade + 1-year bonus

    ·        $40,000 Captain upgrade + 2-year bonus

    ·        $25,000 flow to American bonus

    ·        Referral Bonus- $10,000 per successful Candidate

    Unparalleled Medical and Retirement Benefits

    ·        Medical insurance plan with a zero-dollar deductible.

    ·        Employer pays 67% of the cost for employee.

    ·        Prescription and vision included.

    ·        Additional lower cost plans available.

    ·        Dental Insurance available with no-cost preventative care.

    ·        100% company paid life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment

    ·        100% company paid short- and long-term disability coverage

    ·        401(k) available and company contribution of 4% after one year of service

    Other Benefits

    ·        Advanced Qualification Program Training

    ·        ATP/CTP provided

    ·        Minimum Day-4.0 hours flight pay

    ·        75 Hour minimum guarantee per month

    ·        65% of Hard Lines will contain 12 days off

    o   11 Minimum Days off

    o   Hard Lines will not contain out-of-base trips

    ·        Long Call Reserve Available

    ·        Holiday Pay paid at 150% of base rate

    ·        A commitment to a contractual no interview five-year flow to American.

    ·        Pilots who do not flow after completing five full years of service will move to top of scale Captain pay ($213 per hour)

    ·        Compensation for First Officers to get paid on the Captain scale at 750 flight hours

    ·        Commutable Trips and Bases (PHL, CLT, MDT)

    o   Commuter hotel rooms. 6 per quarter (hub domiciles)

    o   4 per month (non-hub domiciles)

    o   Generous commuter clause

    ·        Non-Revenue Travel on all American Airlines flights

    o   Priority is based on time of check-in, not seniority

    o   Flight Benefits include spouse/domestic partner/registered companion, children, parents/parent-in-laws, Priority on JetBlue

    ·        EFBs provided to all pilots

    ·        All pilots receive American Airlines profit sharing

    ·        Single occupancy hotel rooms during training with pay and per diem.

    ·        Training is conducted at American Airlines Training Center in CLT.

    ·        Click here for more information about our Cadet Program.

    ·        IATA code: PT; ICAO code: PDT

    ·        ATC call sign: "Piedmont"

    ·        This Page was last updated: July 1, 2022 (Quicktake, Hiring, Pay Notes)

PILOTS
Total: 746
Active: 746
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
EMB145: 55
DOMICILES
MDT
PHL
CLT
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

  • Bi weekly classes.
  • Immediate class placement
  • No vaccines required for employees or new hires
  • Hiring Direct Entry Captains, Near Entry Captains, select international visa holders and Cadets
  • All Cadets please apply via AirlineApps.com. This program is open to all flight schools, colleges, universities and non 121 flying positions. Build your time your way (CFI, Pipeline, Banner, 135, etc.) 
  • All international visa applicants must meet all hiring and Visa requirements prior to hire. Contact [email protected]  before applying to the first officer application via AirlineApps.com

Minimum Requirements: 

·       ATP requirements or the restricted ATP requirements.

·       25 hours Multi-Engine required (actual, not simulator).

·       FCC restricted radio operator’s permit.

·       First Class medical.

·       Valid Passport

·       Must be able to demonstrate that you are authorized to work in the US

 

Pay Scales

Captain

 

First Officer

JUMPSEATS
List at ticket counter or gate. Unlimited jumpseats. CASS participant.

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PAY NOTES

·       $90 per hour first year, First Officer pay

·       $146 per hour first year, Captain pay

·       $1.90 per diem

·       Bring your longevity from another 121 carrier and earn even more

·       No training contracts

·       $15,000 sign-on bonus (All Pilots)

·       $15,000 Direct Entry Captain bonus (750+ part 121.436 flight time for PIC qualification)

·       $10,000 Near Entry Captain Bonus (600-749-part 121.436 flight time for PIC qualification)

·       $7,500 E145 PIC type rating bonus

·       $15,000 12 months of active service bonus

·       $30,000 Captain upgrade bonus

·       $40,000 Captain upgrade + 1-year bonus

·       $40,000 Captain upgrade + 2-year bonus

·       $25,000 flow to American bonus

·       Referral Bonus- $10,000 per successful Candidates

PER DIEM

$1.70/hr

Per Diem International override $10.00/Overnight 

RETIREMENT

401K:

401K Year 0 = No match, 1% company contribution. Year 1-2 = 50% match up to 6%, 

1% company contribution on top of this. Year 3-8 = 50% match up to 9%, 1% company match on top of this. Year 9+ = 50% match up to 10%, 1% company match on top of this.

401K Matching: Yes

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