SkyWest Airlines

SkyWest Airlines

As a leading air service provider offering global access to millions of people each month, SkyWest partners with the world's largest network carriers including United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. With a fleet of 356 aircraft, SkyWests nearly 11,500 aviation professionals operate nearly 1,900 flights each day to 209 destinations throughout North America. SkyWest is known for its industry-leading workforce, exceptional leadership team, and continued solid operational and economic performance. The airline is headquartered in St. George, Utah.

Latest News

SkyWest Airlines and ATP Flight School are pleased to announce a new Tuition Reimbursement Program agreement, helping aspiring pilots solidify their career pathway to SkyWest Airlines. Together, SkyWest and ATP are providing a pathway for students to take control of their aviation careers. As part of this agreement, SkyWest will participate in ATP Flight Schools Tuition Reimbursement Program, and ATP is participating in SkyWests Pilot Pathway Program.

Hiring Information

Accepting Resumes


  No. of Pilots Source & Notes
March '19
Actual Hiring
Unknown Monthly Estimated Hiring
April '19
Projected Hiring
Unknown Monthly Estimated Hiring
May '19
Projected Hiring
Unknown Monthly Estimated Hiring


  Minimum Competitive Preferred
Total Time 1500 1500  
Last 6 Months: 0 200
Multi Time: 25 0 100 0
Turboprop Time: 0 0 100 0
Jet Time: 0 0 20 0
Certificate Commercial ATP ATP
ATP Written No Yes Yes
Education No College Required 4-Year Degree 4-Year Degree
Age: 21  

Resume Submittal

SkyWest jobs page:

Updated Oct 22, 2018

Recent SkyWest Airlines New Hires

Payscale & Earnings Calculator

Tuition Reimbursement Offered
Adv Earnings Calculator


Year 20$120/hr$119/hr$118/hr$111/hr
Year 19$117/hr$117/hr$116/hr$109/hr
Year 18$115/hr$115/hr$114/hr$107/hr
Year 17$113/hr$112/hr$111/hr$104/hr
Year 16$108/hr$109/hr$108/hr$102/hr
Year 15$107/hr$106/hr$105/hr$99/hr
Year 14$104/hr$103/hr$102/hr$96/hr
Year 13$100/hr$100/hr$99/hr$93/hr
Year 12$98/hr$97/hr$96/hr$91/hr
Year 11$94/hr$94/hr$93/hr$88/hr
Year 10$92/hr$91/hr$90/hr$85/hr
Year 9$89/hr$88/hr$87/hr$82/hr
Year 8$86/hr$85/hr$84/hr$80/hr$51/hr$51/hr$51/hr$48/hr
Year 7$84/hr$83/hr$82/hr$78/hr$50/hr$50/hr$49/hr$46/hr
Year 6$81/hr$81/hr$80/hr$75/hr$48/hr$48/hr$48/hr$45/hr
Year 5$79/hr$78/hr$77/hr$73/hr$47/hr$46/hr$46/hr$44/hr
Year 4$76/hr$76/hr$75/hr$71/hr$46/hr$45/hr$45/hr$42/hr
Year 3$74/hr$74/hr$73/hr$69/hr$44/hr$44/hr$43/hr$41/hr
Year 2$71/hr$70/hr$70/hr$66/hr$42/hr$41/hr$41/hr$39/hr
Year 1$68/hr$68/hr$67/hr$63/hr$37/hr$37/hr$37/hr$37/hr
CRJ 900
Embraer 175
CRJ 900
Embraer 175

Monthly Guarantee

Line: 75 hours
Reserve: 76 hours

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Pay Notes

CRJ 900
Per Diem : $1.70/hr
Per Diem : $1.70/hr
Per Diem : $1.70/hr

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

Company Benefits

- Tuition Reimbursement - Sign on Bonus - Profit Sharing -
Updated Oct 3, 2018

Domiciles, Fleet , & Contact

Current Fleet, Orders & Options

CRJ 900 Current Fleet 37
CRJ-200 Current Fleet 185
CRJ-700 Current Fleet 90
Embraer 175 Current Fleet 141

Contact Information

ContactJamie Sorensen
Phone 435-634-3000
Email[email protected]
Mailing Address444 S. River Rd.
St. George, UT 84790
Updated Oct 22, 2018
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