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SkyWest

St. George, UT

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QUICKTAKE
  • CRJ2, CRJ7, CRJ9, E175 aircraft currently operated for Delta
  • CRJ2, CRJ7, and E175 aircraft currently operated for United
  • SkyWest to own and operate 20 E175’s for American in 2021-2022
  • E175 currently being operated for Alaska
  • CRJ7, E175 currently being operated for American
  • CRJ Junior Domicile is DTW then MSP, ERJ Junior Domicile is ORD
  • SkyWest was founded in 1972 and is the only US regional airline with an independent labor group
  • New pay package ratified and in effect 11/1/2018 through 2022
  • Company will pay $70 toward each required medical and has a $200/year uniform allotment
  • SkyWest enters new 12-year flying agreement with Alaska for 9 additional E175 aircraft
  • SkyWest to own and operate 16 new E175’s for Delta starting in 2022
  • OO is IATA code: OO (letters, not numbers); ICAO code: SKW
  • ATC callsign: "SkyWest"
  • This page last updated: April 29, 2022 (Fleet)
PILOTS
Total: 5659
Active: 5659
Furloughed: 0
UNION
None listed
FLEET
CRJ200: 141
CRJ700: 106
CRJ900: 40
E175: 215
DOMICILES
COS
LAX
MSP
ORD
PSP
DEN
PHX
FAT
SEA
SFO
IAH
PDX
DTW
SAN
BOI
DFW
SLC
TUS
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Currently hiring First Officers and Direct Entry Captains

For information on upcoming Recruitment Events please click below:

www.skywest.com/pilots

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

All new hires into the CRJ/E175 

Current First Officer new hires should expect 1.5 year upgrade or sooner. Upgrades are based on FAR Part 121-436 requirements.

SkyWest Pilot career page 

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.

SkyWest Hiring Programs

Guaranteed Pilot Interviews  

Guaranteed Pilot Interviews SkyWest is the only regional airline to offer guaranteed interviews with Delta, United, Alaska and Southwest. Captains are eligible for guaranteed interviews in just 24 months with the carrier(s) of their choice.

Direct Entry Captains: 2,000 total flight hours (1,000 with air carrier experience as defined by FAR 121.436).  

- $40,000 in bonuses

Plus:

- Year-for-year pay match up to 10-year rate

- Pilot profit sharing

- Operational and financial bonuses 

- 401(k) match

Captains are guaranteed 75,60 hours while on reserve and 75.00 as a line holder. Minimum daily guarantee is 4.20 hours. Duty Time Guarantee: at least one hour of pay for every two hours of Duty Time actually worked in a duty period.

Industry Experience Credit: 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 experienced pilots. Come work for the best regional in the industry!

Pilot Pathway Program:

The SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program allows students to remain at their campus to complete their flight training until they are able to meet ATP/R-ATP standards. Each cadet has access to pilot mentors, start building company seniority and will have a guaranteed final interview.

Program Benefits:

Accure company seniority 

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
  CRJ200 CRJ700 CRJ900 E175   
20   120 127 130 128   
19   119 126 128 127   
18   118 125 127 126   
17   117 124 126 124   
16   116 123 125 123   
15   114 121 123 121   
14   111 118 120 118   
13   108 114 116 114   
12   105 111 113 111   
11   102 107 109 108   
10   99 105 106 105   
9   96 101 103 102   
8   93 98 100 98   
7   90 96 98 96   
6   88 93 95 93   
5   85 90 92 91   
4   83 88 89 88   
3   81 85 87 86   
2   79 83 85 84   
1   77 81 83 81   
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  CRJ200 CRJ700 CRJ900 E175   
8   63 63 63 63   
7   62 62 62 62   
6   61 61 61 61   
5   60 60 60 60   
4   59 59 59 59   
3   57 57 57 57   
2   52 52 52 52   
1   47 47 47 47   

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PAY NOTES

Pilot Profit Share Payout Program for all pilots, paid bi-annually. Additional Operational Performance Bonuses for pilots after 1 year at SkyWest and Financial Performance Bonuses for pilots after 2 years at SkyWest, paid quarterly.

On CRJ fleet, all soft time (vacation, sick, deadhead, min day credit, training, etc) are paid at CBR (CRJ Base Rate, aka. CRJ 200).

130% pay for awarded credit over 87 hours

Minimum daily guarantee at 4:12 hours. Duty Time Guarantee: at least one hour of pay for every two hours of Duty Time actually worked in a duty period.

Monthly minimum guarantee: 76 hours

1-2% raise each year from 2020-2022

PER DIEM

$2.00/hr

RETIREMENT

401K:

4-12%* Based on years of service. 100% vested

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

none

Other:

*based on years of service