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Experienced First Officer

Experienced First Officer
EFO PAGE: Your Experience Matters. Join our team as an Experienced First Officer and earn up to $169,790 in first year compensation including a $75,000 limited time sign-on bonus through March.
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The PSA Way

The most lucrative and stable career path in commercial aviation

As a PSA pilot, you’ll be part of a growing, close-knit, passionate team flying exclusively for American Airlines. You’ll receive the industry's highest compensation, unparalleled advancement opportunities, and benefits few other regionals can match.

  • EXTENDED THROUGH MARCH $75,000 sign-on bonus (bonus paid immediately upon employment)
  • 121 Longevity Match that rewards you for your experience. Pilots with previous 121 experience can count their years of service towards pay, vacation and retirement benefits at PSA
  • Commitment to a five-year flow to American Airlines
  • Crew bases in CLT, DAY, DCA, PHL and DFW (coming 2023)
  • Generous commuter benefits
Pilot Pay Scale

Pilot Pay Scale

Industry-leading wages and bonuses. Check out our Pilot Pay Scale based on years of service to see what your hourly wage would be.

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Pilot Wage Calculator

Pilot Wage Calcuator

Transformative Industry Pay. Use our wage calculator tool to find our what your total compensation would be as a Pilot at PSA.

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Direct Entry Captain Year One Wages

Do you have 500-949 FAR-121 or 135 hours? You can qualify as an Experienced First Officer.

  • EXTENDED THROUGH MARCH sign-on bonus of $75,000
  • Earn up to $169,790 in first-year compensation including sign-on bonus
  • First Officer pay ranging from $90 - $108 per hour
  • Captain pay ($146 - $213 per hour) at 750 hours
  • 121 Longevity Match that rewards you for your experience. Pilots with previous 121 experience can count their years of service towards pay, vacation and retirement benefits at PSA

The Guaranteed Path to American Airlines

You’ll be on a direct career path from PSA to American Airlines as soon as you are hired.

Industry Leading Pay

1. Transformative Industry Pay

Experienced First Officers receive transformative, industry-leading compensation.

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2. Superior Quality of Life Benefits

121 Longevity match, generous commuter benefits, and opportunities for growth and advancement in the Chief Pilot's Office and Training Department.

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3. Unrivaled Career Trajectory

A commitment to flow to American Airlines within five years, or receive top-of-scale pay.

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Still have Questions?

Ask a Pilot

Get your questions answered by our pilot recruiting team. Send us an email or text "PSAPilots" to 97211.

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Attend a recruiting event and have the opportunity to talk with our recruiters, learn about our culture and apply to join our team!

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Check Your Qualifications for Experienced First Officer

You've worked hard to become a Pilot. See if you have the qualifications to apply.

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