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

Currently Hiring: Yes (Recalling cancelled new-hire classes)

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:

5,000 - 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:

*Fleet information obtained from SEC Form 10-K

Number of Pilots:

12,087

Mandatory Age 65 Retirements:

2021: 420

2022: 414

2023: 479

2024: 442

2025: 553

2026: 600

2027: 580

2028: 691

2029: 647

2030: 629

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