SkyWest is known for providing unmatched stability and opportunities for pilots. As a Direct Entry Captain, you are eligible for $40,000 in bonuses, year-for-year pay match up to a 10-year rate, profit sharing, 401(k) match, and much more. There has never been a better time to Take Control of Your Career and to enjoy all the benefits available to you at SkyWest Airlines.
When you join SkyWest as a Direct Entry Captain you are eligible for:
- $40,000 in bonuses*
- Year-for-year pay match up to a 10-year rate
- Operational and financial bonuses
- 401(k) match
Plus, you will have access to things like SkyWest’s new Guaranteed Pilot Interview Program.
*Bonuses are paid over two years based on specific milestones: $5,000 after completing upgrade LOE, $5,000 six months after completing upgrade LOE, $10,000 12 months after completing upgrade LOE and $20,000 24 months after completing upgrade LOE.
Take Control of Your Career
SkyWest is a great place to create a lifelong pilot career. We also want to support those who are interested in other flying opportunities and are excited to provide a Guaranteed Pilot Interview Program with Delta and Alaska Airlines. As a Direct Entry Captain, you can opt-into this program and secure and interview with the carrier(s) of your choice in 24 months. Interviews are held regularly with SkyWest captains being interviewed each month.