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SkyWest

St. George, UT

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QUICKTAKE
  • All new hires are going to the CRJ and EMB 175
  • CRJ2, CRJ7, CRJ9, E-175 aircraft currently operated for Delta.
  • CRJ2, CRJ7, and E-175 aircraft currently operated for United.
  • CRJ2 and CRJ7 currently being operated for American.
  • CRJ Junior Domicile is DTW then ORD, ERJ Junior Domicile is ORD
  • SkyWest is the only US regional airline with a non-unionized pilot group.
  • Founded in 1972.
  • New pay package ratified and in effect 7/1/2017 through 2022
  • On CRJ fleet, all soft time (vacation, sick, deadhead, min day credit, training, etc) are paid at CBR (CRJ Base Rate, aka. CRJ 200).
  • Company will pay $70 toward each required medical.
  • Uniform allotment $200/yr.
  • OO is IATA code: OO (letters, not numbers); ICAO code: SKW
  • ATC callsign: "Skywest"
  • This page last updated: April 19, 2018 (Pay Scale)
PILOTS
Total: 4592
Active: 4592
Furloughed: 0
UNION
None listed
FLEET
CRJ200: 199
CRJ700: 84
CRJ900: 36
E175: 112
DOMICILES
LAX
MSP
ORD
PDX
PHX
PSP
SEA
SFO
SLC
TUS
COS
DEN
FAT
IAH
LGA
DTW
BOI
SAN
ATL
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Currently hiring First Officers 
 
SkyWest Rotor Transition Program: SkyWest Airlines is the place for military pilots who want to Take Control of Their Careers. SkyWest is now offering $20,000 in tuition reimbursement for fixed-wing transition training at participating flight schools + a $7,500 bonus.
Learn more - http://www.skywest.com/skywest-airline-jobs/career-guides/rotor-transition-program/
 
Have experience with an FAR Part 121 Carrier? 
Upgrade Your Career and get paid for your experience. Join SkyWest’s team of professional aviators and don’t worry about pay – we will start your pay at a year-for-year match! That means that every year you have worked at a FAR Part 121 carrier counts towards your compensation and benefits (up to a 10 year rate). Plus, we’re offering a $7,500 bonus for current RJ-type rated pilots. Come work for the best regional in the industry!


For ​information on upcoming Recruitment Events please click below:
SkyWest Recruitments Events

Skywest has a 6-7 week training period for new hired pilots

SkyWest will put new hires through our FAA approved ATP/CTP course for those who require it; at no cost to the new hire

Double occupancy while in training

SkyWest is currently offering a $7500 bonus for those currently flying for a FAA Part 135 or has a type rating in a turbo jet aircraft > 12,500lbs. To be paid out upon completion of IOE.

All new hires into the CRJ/E175 

DTW is the newest base and most JR followed by MSP 

Current new hires should expect 1.5 year upgrade or sooner. Upgrades are based on FAR Part 121-436 requirements.
Helicopter time is not counted towards upgrade. After being hired, only company flown time is counted towards upgrade.

SkyWest Pilot career page

Pay:  $37.23/hr with 65hr guarantee in Training, and 76hr guarantee after training for the first year.

Flight Experience: 1,500 hours - total time (200 hours - cross country, 100 hours - night, 25 hours - multi engine, 75 hours - instrument)

ATP Written Requirement: SkyWest will provide the means for pilot applicants to complete a SkyWest approved CTP course. In order to qualify, the applicant must complete this application, and successfully pass the pilot interview.

Pilot Pathway Program minimum requirements

  • FAA CFI Certificate First Class Medical FCC License 
  • Increased company seniority 
  • Enhanced Introduction to SkyWest including flight and lodging to SLC 
  • Mentor-ship from SkyWest pilot including mock interviews 
  • Guaranteed final interview 
  • Increased seniority within ground school 

JUMPSEATS
List at ticket counter or gate. CASS participant.

SkyWest PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  CRJ900 E175 CRJ700 CRJ200   
20   121 119 118 112   
19   118 117 116 109   
18   116 115 114 108   
17   113 112 111 105   
16   110 109 108 102   
15   107 106 105 99   
14   104 103 102 96   
13   101 100 99 93   
12   98 97 96 91   
11   95 94 93 88   
10   92 91 90 85   
9   89 88 87 82   
8   86 85 84 80   
7   84 83 82 78   
6   81 81 80 75   
5   79 78 77 73   
4   76 76 75 71   
3   74 74 73 69   
2   71 70 70 66   
1   68 68 67 63   
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  CRJ900 E175 CRJ700 CRJ200   
8   51 51 50 48   
7   50 49 49 46   
6   48 48 48 45   
5   47 46 46 44   
4   46 45 45 42   
3   44 44 43 41   
2   42 41 41 39   
1   37 37 37 37   

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PAY NOTES

Minimum daily guarantee at 4:12 hours. 1:4 time away from base pay guarantee

Monthly guarantee: 76 hours

2% pay increase for all pilots as of 7/1/17. 1% increases each Jan 1 of 2019 thru 2022.

New Pilot Profit Share Payout program. Pilot profit sharing increase from 7 to 9%.

Profit Margin Based Incentive Plan:
Paid out quarterly either by check or into 401k

Junior CRJ Captain hired Feb, 2018. Was awarded first upgrade award after hire. So instantaneous upgrades.
CRJ Capt Hired Mar 2015 (DTW)
CRJ Capt Hired Dec 2014 (ORD)
E175 Capt Hired April 2015 (ORD)

PER DIEM

$1.95/hr

RETIREMENT

401K:

4-10%*

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

none

Other:

*based on years of service