Compensation & Benefits

Top-tier first-year total compensation among regional airlines. And then some.

Total first-year compensation

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Based on 1,000 credit hours

NEW - 4.2 Hours Daily Credit Guarantee for Q400

  • Q400
  • E175


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Per diem


Health benefits


Value reflects employee-only coverage; family coverage also available.


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Company performance bonus

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More work-life benefits

As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alaska Air Group, we’re able to offer you solid financial programs and comprehensive benefits to enhance your life and lifestyle.

Employee stock purchase plan

Horizon Air employees may purchase shares of Alaska Air Group stock (NYSE: ALK) at a special employee discount.

Travel privileges

Travel for free on a standby basis on Horizon, Alaska and Virgin America. 20 guest passes per year, 20% discount on Alaska, Horizon and Virgin America tickets, positive space travel discretionary awards.

Employee recognition programs

With annual awards to everyday kudos, we’re creating a culture of appreciation that recognizes and values our people.

Alaska Air Group Credit Union

Horizon Air employees can take advantage of exclusive and competitive financial services by becoming a member of the AAG Credit Union.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Our EAP is a no-cost, confidential resource that can assist you with solutions to a number of life’s challenging circumstances.


For pilots that need to take the ATP-CTP class, Horizon will cover the cost of the course, hotel, and transportation to/from this course.