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ExpressJet

Atlanta, GA

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QUICKTAKE
  • ExpressJet is a wholly owned subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc.
  • ExpressJet flies exclusively for United Express
  • ExpressJet offers bonus compensation up to $17,500 for new pilots. 
  • All pilots receive $10,000 and those with a transport category type rating (over 12,500 lbs) will receive an additional $7,500.
  • Earned Quarterly Override
    • First Officers can earn up to $2,500 per quarter for averaging 70 hours of credit
    • Captains can earn up to $2,000 per quarter for averaging 70 hours of credit
  • ExpressJet offers a Career Pathway Program (CPP) which gives a guaranteed interview with United Airlines for qualifying pilots (ERJ). 
  • United has committed a large percentage of each new hire class to ExpressJet pilots.” 
  • TYS domicile expected 1Q 2019
  • 20 CRJ 200's placed into the United Express Operations.
  • Pilots provided Microsoft Surface 3 LTE EFB
  • In-House “AQP” style training program. 
  • Training is conducted with ExpressJet instructors under an ExpressJet curriculum at ExpressJet facilities in Houston and Atlanta, instead of at an outside third party training center. 
  • ExpressJet is currently hiring. Visit our careers page at www.expressjet.com/apply to learn how you can become part of our team! 
  • Profile last updated October 25th, 2018 (Quicktake and Retirement)
PILOTS
Total: 1723
Active: 1723
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
CRJ700: 34
EMB135: 5
EMB145: 131
DOMICILES
CLE
EWR
IAH
ORD
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

The new ATP minimums have been adopted by Expressjet.

Anticipate a need to hire between 500 to 600 pilots in 2018

Hiring 2 classes per month for the remainder of year.

ExpressJet jobs page.

Certificates/Ratings: CMEL with Instrument Rating

ATP Written: Course and written provided by ExpressJet as part of paid training

Flight Experience:
Military: 750 hours
R-ATP qualified: 1,000 or 1,250 hours (FAR 61.159 and 61.160, AC 61-139)
Or 1,500 hours
25 hours ME fixed-wing  
*Above requirements must be met prior to entering scheduled air carrier service

Medical: Ability to hold FAA Class 1 Medical Certificate

Age: At least 21 years of age

Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship

Background Checks: DOT Background / criminal history / reference check / fingerprints/ National Drivers Record / No excessive check ride failure

ExpressJet interview gouge

JUMPSEATS

Check in at gate. Multiple jumpseaters allowed. CASS participant.

ExpressJet PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  CRJ200 CRJ700 CRJ900 EMB145   
18   105 110 110 105   
17   104 109 109 104   
16   102 107 107 102   
15   100 105 105 100   
14   98 104 104 98   
13   96 101 101 96   
12   93 98 98 93   
11   90 95 95 90   
10   88 92 92 88   
9   85 90 90 85   
8   83 87 87 83   
7   80 85 85 80   
6   79 83 83 79   
5   77 81 81 77   
4   74 78 78 74   
3   72 76 76 72   
2   70 74 74 70   
1   68 72 72 68   
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  CRJ200 CRJ700 CRJ900 EMB145   
8   48 48 48 48   
7   47 47 47 44   
6   47 47 47 47   
5   46 46 46 46   
4   46 46 46 46   
3   44 44 44 44   
2   42 42 42 42   
1   40 40 40 40   

PAY CALCULATOR
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PAY NOTES

Training pay: 65 hour guarantee at $40 per hour

Monthly guarantee: 75 hours
Reserve guarantee: 75 hours

Most junior captain date-of-hire:
September 2011 (ERJ)

PER DIEM

$1.95/hour

RETIREMENT

401K:

100% of up to 4-6%*

401K Matching: Yes

Other:

$10,000 new hire bonus!

$7,500 additional bonus if already type rated

*based on years of service


ERJ defined contribution, in addition to 401K matching, is a percentage of the pilots pay, based on years of service