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Old 16th Nov 2011, 14:00
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North Sea Pilot Salaries

If there's a thread with this in already - apologies, I looked hard, but couldn't find the information.

Helping out with a project, I'm just trying to find a referenceable source of information about F/O and Captain salaries on the north sea.

Can anybody point me at anything?

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Old 16th Nov 2011, 16:56
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I dont think its written down anywhere in the public domain, that might cause a war
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Old 16th Nov 2011, 19:12
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When I was made redundant last year I was on more than enough but now I am a pensioner I have to shop in LIDLs

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Old 16th Nov 2011, 19:55
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Devil measly

I've always heard it's around $150-200K

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Old 16th Nov 2011, 20:54
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Is it some sort of closely guarded secret or something?

I take it there's no website like www.helicoptersalaries.com that list each company's pay scale.

BTW the numbers on that site above are a few years old.
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Old 16th Nov 2011, 21:20
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I don't think it's classified, on the UK side I think one of the companies is

P2 About 41-66k
P1 about 79-103k

Training allowances on top, I think it should be more!
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Old 17th Nov 2011, 08:34
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-10k to the above at another
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Old 17th Nov 2011, 13:02
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SFIM has it about right

Training allowance 10k give or take
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Old 17th Nov 2011, 19:20
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CHC Netherlands

Training bond for 5 years / 80 000 (AW139)

All salaries before tax:

Entry salary first officer: 5000
Entry salary senior first officer (after about 1-2 years): 6400
Entry salary captain (after about 5 years): 8600
Exit salary captain: 12 000 (20+ years in the biz)

Tax in the Netherlands is about 40% over the whole salary, roughly speaking. Google it if you want it exact.

Add to this a vacation salary of about 75% of a months salary per year.

For expats a special tax applies which is about 25% instead of 40%. Some things regarding the pension is slightly less favourable with this option.

A basic pension on top of the salary is also saved via the government/union, roughly 10% of your netto salary. This should be taken into consideration if comparing to a "tax free - pension free salary".

I didnt calculate this to the cent so consider it a rough estimate.

The 3 salaries are from the 2012 CLA though, so they are solid and no secret.

Generally no way to get a direct entry captain position, best you can hope for is SFO. Seniority list applies.
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Old 17th Nov 2011, 21:05
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Great post.
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Old 18th Nov 2011, 08:38
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Old 18th Nov 2011, 08:59
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@Swinging Rotor:
This is for a 6 on / 6 off schedule?
Thx!
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Old 18th Nov 2011, 09:32
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Nope You have to reside max 1 hour from Den Helder Airport.
No long rotations
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Old 18th Nov 2011, 09:41
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helimutt,

I thought you went to international? Or do you not fly at all now?
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Old 19th Nov 2011, 09:59
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Plenty of People living near Rotterdam or Friesland, up to 2 hours away
That must work well with fatigue management!
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Old 20th Nov 2011, 10:13
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Thanks Swinging Rotor for the detailed information.

Is the payscale at CHC Norway similar to the one in the Netherlands? And what are Bristow and Dancopter offering their pilots (especially first officer/ senior first officer)?

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Old 20th Nov 2011, 11:16
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anecdotal evidence tells me that a newish captain at Dancopter gets about the same as an SFO on the UK side.
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Old 20th Nov 2011, 12:15
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At the moment DanCopter has no contracts in the Netherlands.

If I remember correctly the salaries are about the same. Slightly higher with CHC than DanCopter if you take the pension and the vacation money into the picture.

However Dancopter work 14/14 and because of that does about 20 working days less per year. Bristow has some changes in their roster coming up that will put them somewhere between CHC and DanCopter in working days.

But at the bottom line, no major differences apart from lifestyle (commuting or living in-country)

I would be interested in seeing the numbers from CHC Norway and Bristow Norway too ... and CHC UK
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Old 21st Nov 2011, 13:16
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I thought everyone was living together in Schagen
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Old 21st Nov 2011, 19:58
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I have the latest Bristow salary scale and CHC salary scale for UK.

Can't access it right now but as soon as I can i'll post it up.
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