United Airlines Pilot Hiring Information

United Airlines Boeing 777

United Airlines is one of the largest commercial air carriers in the United States. Major hubs include: CLE, DEN, EWR, GUM, IAD, IAH, LAX, ORD, and SFO.

UNITED AIRLINES PILOT HIRING REQUIREMENTS

Accepting Applications: Yes

Minimum Flight Time Requirements:

Multi-engine ATP certificate

1,500 hours total time

1,000 hours fixed wing turbine

100 hours complex time within previous 12 months

Competitive Flight Time:

4,000 - 7,000 hours total time​

1,000+ hours turbine PIC in aircraft > 12,500 lbs.

Previous 121 or military

Pilot Career Services:

Application Link:

COMPANY INFORMATION

Fleet Type & Count:
AIRCRAFT
TOTAL
ORDERS
B-777-300ER
22
-
B-777-200ER
74
-
A-350
-
45
B-787-10
13
8
B-787-9
38
-
B-787-8
12
-
B-767-400ER
16
-
B-767-300ER
38
-
B-757-300
21
-
B-757-200
40
-
B-737-MAX-10
-
250
B-737-MAX-9
30
49
B-737-MAX-8
16
74
B-737-900
148
-
B-737-800
141
-
B-737-700
53
6
A-321-XLR
-
50
A-321-NEO
-
70
A-320-200
96
-
A-319-100
95
3
Boom Overture
-
15
Total
853
570

Number of Pilots:

13,700

Estimated Age 65 Retirements:

2022: 213

2023: 318

2024: 379

2025: 491

2026: 578

2027: 577

2028: 707

2029: 672

2030: 661

2031: 679

Pilot Bases:

CLE, DEN, EWR, GUM, IAD, IAH, LAX, ORD, SFO

United Airlines Pilot Bases Map

UNITED AIRLINES CAPTAIN PAY SCALES (Per Hour)

Monthly Reserve Guarantee: 73 hours

Monthly Line Guarantee: 70 hours

Ex: 12+ Year B-777 Captain Minimum Reserve Compensation: $351.87 x 73 hrs x 12 months = $308,238

UNITED AIRLINES FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALES (Per Hour)

Monthly Reserve Guarantee: 73 hours

Monthly Line Guarantee: 70 hours

Ex: 12+ Year B-777 First Officer Minimum Reserve Compensation: $240.34 x 73 hrs x 12 months = $210,538

First Year First Officer Minimum Reserve Compensation: $79,988