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United Parcel Service

Louisville, KY

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QUICKTAKE
  • Contract 2016 TA Passed 91.69% Yes 
  • Immediate pay raise of: 14.65% with 3% yearly increases through 2020 
  • 14 B747-8 to be delivered between yr 2017-2020, with option for 14 more
  • Retrofitting fleet with full-face integrated oxygen masks/smoke goggles (completed in 2015)
  • UPS equipping entire fleet with EVAS (Emergency Vision Assurance System), becoming first international airline to do so (completed in 2015)
  • UPS will take delivery of the first of three used B767 aircraft in late March 2017. The other two aircraft will come in Septem- ber 2017 and January 2018
  • More international flight hours than domestic (60%-40%)
  • IATA code: 5X; ICAO code: UPS
  • ATC callsign: "UPS"
  • UPS is bringing Boeing 787-style cockpit avionics displays to its fleet of legacy 757s and 767s under a new Rockwell Collins avionics display upgrade program
  • UPS will be recruiting at the FAPA.aero Pilot Job Fair in Orlando on October 28, 2017. This is a great opportunity to speak with United Parcel Service recruiters. Register Here
  • This page last updated: September 28, 2017 (Pay Scales)
PILOTS
Total: 2725
Active: 2725
Furloughed: 0
UNION
Independent Pilots Association
FLEET
747-400: 11
747-400BCF: 2
757: 75
767-300: 58
A300: 53
MD11: 38
DOMICILES
ANC
MIA
ONT
SDF
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

According to FAPA.aero, UPS is hiring 48 each month January through March and expects to hire greater than 300 in 2017

Hiring an additional 300 pilots in 2017

JUMPSEATS
Call 800-228-2739 (options 4:1) to reserve a jumpseat up to 10 days prior to travel. UPS jumpseat finder. 4 to 6 jumpseats on all aircraft (-400BCFs have 10 jumpseats). Two crew bunks each in 747-400s and MD11s. International jumpseats not yet authorized. CASS participant.

United Parcel Service PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  747-400 757-200 767-300 A300 MD11
15   309 309 309 309 309
14   305 305 305 305 305
13   302 302 302 302 302
12   300 300 300 300 300
11   297 297 297 297 297
10   293 293 293 293 293
9   290 290 290 290 290
8   289 289 289 289 289
7   288 288 288 288 288
6   287 287 287 287 287
5   285 285 285 285 285
4   284 284 284 284 284
3   283 283 283 283 283
2   283 283 283 283 283
1   46 46 46 46 46
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  747-400 757-200 767-300 A300 MD11
15   219 219 219 219 219
14   217 217 217 217 217
13   216 216 216 216 216
12   215 215 215 215 215
11   209 209 209 209 209
10   203 203 203 203 203
9   198 198 198 198 198
8   194 194 194 194 194
7   190 190 190 190 190
6   186 186 186 186 186
5   183 183 183 183 183
4   179 179 179 179 179
3   175 175 175 175 175
2   175 175 175 175 175
1   46 46 46 46 46

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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 81 hours*
Reserve guarantee: 81 hours*
(*75 hours per 28 days, converted to calendar month)

Vacation changes: 2 weeks of vacation in a single pay period (4 week period) = entire period OFF, pay protected or Vacation days paid out at 5 credit hours per day or Traditional vacation conflict rules or Vacation week slide to cover trip that falls outside of vacation 

Int'l override pay/hr:
Capt/IRO/FO:
$6.50/$4.50/$4.50

Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Program (DESPP) offers 5% discount

Most Junior Capt hired: July 2005 MD-11 ANC

Pay scale will continue to increase at 3% every September 1st through 2020.

PER DIEM

$2.55/hr (dom)
$3.25/hr (int'l)*
$3.60/hr (Asia)*
$3.10/hr (Europe)*

*revised each January using formula (figures shown for 2013)


RETIREMENT

401K Matching: No

A/B Fund:

A Plan: 1% FAE or Flat dollar $4000 times YOS (Max 30 years) equals $120,000/year pension. Flat dollar amount increases to $4200 on 1/1/21

B Plan: 12% 

Other:

Mandatory retirements:
2013|t| - 28
2014|t| - 37
2015|t| - 28
2016|t| - 40
2017|t| - 50
2018|t| - 60
2019|t| - 72
2020|t| - 94
2021|t| - 93
2022|t| - 96
2023|t| - 85
2024|t| - 134
2025|t| - 139
2026 - 174
2027 - 157
2028 - 184
2029 - 174
2030 - 156
2031 - 437
2032 - 126
2033 - 117