Air Wisconsin

Air Wisconsin

New flying contract with United requires significant growth in Air Wisconsin pilot workforce which will produce rapid upgrades; we plan to hire 450-500 pilots over next two years and as a result Upgrade Time is expected to be between 18 and 24 months. Pilots will have a clear career progression to United through the Career Pathway Program.

Latest News

- Earn between $270,000 and $317,000 with benefits in your first three years of employment when you upgrade in 18 months.
- $57,000 Signing Bonuses
- $35.53/hour first year First Officer pay
- 401(k) match up to 8% dependent on employee contribution regardless of Years of Service (including First Officers), which is the highest among regionals
- Most generous health insurance benefits in the industry combined with only a 25% employee premium share
Any additional flying volunteered for on a day off is paid at 150 or 200% your hourly rate
- Hourly pay scale increases by 1.5% every year in addition to annual longevity increases

Hiring Information

Accepting Resumes


  No. of Pilots Source & Notes
June '20
Actual Hiring
Unknown Monthly Estimated Hiring
July '20
Projected Hiring
Unknown Monthly Estimated Hiring
August '20
Projected Hiring
Unknown Monthly Estimated Hiring


  Minimum Competitive Preferred
Total Time 1500 2000  
Last 6 Months: 0 0
Multi Time: 25 0 100 0
Turboprop Time: 0 0 0 0
Jet Time: 0 0 0 0
Certificate Commercial ATP ATP
ATP Written No Yes Yes
Education No College Required 4-Year Degree 4-Year Degree
Age: 21  

Resume Submittal

Qualified candidates can submit their resume by logging on to the website at, clicking on the Careers tab and selecting Open Positions or apply through Airline Apps.

Current Domiciles:

Updated Mar 8, 2018

Recent Air Wisconsin New Hires

Payscale & Earnings Calculator

Adv Earnings Calculator


Year 18$109/hr
Year 17$107/hr
Year 16$105/hr
Year 15$102/hr
Year 14$100/hr
Year 13$97/hr
Year 12$94/hr
Year 11$91/hr
Year 10$89/hr
Year 9$86/hr
Year 8$83/hr$49/hr
Year 7$81/hr$48/hr
Year 6$79/hr$46/hr
Year 5$76/hr$45/hr
Year 4$74/hr$44/hr
Year 3$72/hr$42/hr
Year 2$69/hr$41/hr
Year 1$66/hr$28/hr

Monthly Guarantee

Line: 75 hours
Reserve: 75 hours

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Pay Notes

Per Diem - $1.60/hr. Min. 12 days off per month Duty and Trip Rigs

Advanced Earnings Calculator Total Career Earnings: $0

Career Earnings Considerations


Your airline pilot career and earnings will be influenced by your seniority. The sooner you begin flying for an airline, the higher your seniority will be, impacting your monthly schedule, vacation time, crew base location, and captain upgrade wait time.

Career Earnings Comparison

After starting as a junior First Officer you'll begin gaining seniority, which will determine when you upgrade to Captain. This increase in responsibility comes with a significant earnings increase. The sooner you start gaining seniority, the quicker you will realize this earnings increase. Take a look at how the training path you take can impact your seniority and total career earnings, based on the chart above:

Fast Track Airline Career Pilot Program »
  • 2 Years: zero experience to 1,500 hours
  • Total Career Earnings: $0
Local FBO
  • 4-5 Years: 1-2 years training, plus 3 years gaining experience
  • Total Career Earnings: $0
Collegiate Flight Training Program
  • 6 Years: 4 years college, plus 2 years gaining experience
  • Total Career Earnings: $0
Regional Airline
Upgrade Time: 3 years
Years at Airline: 10 years
Major Airline
Upgrade Time: 5 years
Years at Airline: 15 years
Current Age
Updated Mar 8, 2018

Domiciles, Fleet , & Contact

Current Fleet, Orders & Options

CRJ-200 Current Fleet 65

Contact Information

ContactTori Willing
Mailing AddressW6390 Challenger Dr., Suite 203
Appleton, WI 54914-9120
Updated Mar 8, 2018
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