Pilot Compensation, Benefits, Training & Growth Opportunities
PlaneSense, Inc. offers our pilots competitive salaries, many opportunities for career growth, and a rewarding, close-knit working environment.
PlaneSense, Inc. proactively increases compensation based on completion of training, upgrading, and employment longevity.
- Life Insurance
- Accident insurance
- Cancer insurance
- Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
- Pet insurance discount
- Flexible Spending Account
- 401k (max 5% company match)
Additional benefits offered exclusively for pilots:
- Keep all hotel, airline, and car rental points/miles
- Yearly FAA medical exam reimbursement
- Company paid Loss of FAA Medical Certification LTD Insurance
- Company paid enrollment in Yodice and Associates legal defense
- Cell phone allowance for both First Officers and Captains
- Parking allowance
- Uniforms are provided by the company
- Per diem above industry standard
7 days on/7 days off
If you are on duty and not called to fly, you must simply be available in case you are needed. The schedule rarely changes, so you can plan as much as a year in advance.
Time Off and Vacation Time:
- After completion of 1 year of flying service, pilots are awarded 1 cycle of annual vacation.
- After five years, or after upgrade to PC-12 PIC, pilots are awarded two cycles of annual vacation.
- After year 10, three vacations
- After 15 years of service, four vacations
There are 8 company holidays. If you are scheduled on a holiday, even if you don’t fly, you are paid holiday premiums.
Pilots earn 8 PTO days per year to be used for sick or personal time (rollover and buy back options are available)
PlaneSense prides itself with being progressive with all training methods including required recurrent training, which is done annually at the company headquarters in Portsmouth, NH.
Initial Ground School is also held in Portsmouth, NH. Overall initial training is completed in one month with a rotating schedule of two full weeks of ground school, which covers the following:
- Aircraft Systems
- Basic Indoctrination
- Company Manuals and Regulations
- IFR Operations
Within 12 months of being hired, Captains must complete Survival Training.
Upon successful completion of Ground School, candidates are sent to Flight Safety International’s Simulator Training Center in Dallas, Texas or Denver, CO for 9 days of full motion simulator training with the final check ride in a PC-12NG Level D simulator on day 6.
All hotel accommodations, air fare and transportation expenses are paid in full by PlaneSense, Inc. First Officers are on payroll during initial training and can expense per diem once they pass their initial check ride.