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Updated Jul 2, 2022

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3.7
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SkyWest Airlines President and Chief Executive Officer  Chip Childs
Chip Childs
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years
    Featured Review

    Came for the benefits, staying for the culture

    Mar 30, 2022 - Flight Attendant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Benefits with up to 4 airlines depending on base. Highest regional pay across the board. Management that actually cares.

    Cons

    You are on reserve until you are senior enough not to be. Regional pay is lower than mainline.

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    SkyWest Airlines Response

    Thank you for your 5+ years of working with SkyWest! We do have some incredible benefits at SkyWest and were glad to see that our flight attendants recently ratified a new pay agreement that places them at top of scales in the regional industry. We love that you are enjoying being part of our strong company culture and plan on working at SkyWest for years to come. We really do have an incredible team.

  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Very amazing

    May 11, 2022 - Flight Attendant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Love the benefits it’s an amazing company

    Cons

    You will have to move in base when your first get the job

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    SkyWest Airlines Response

    Thank you for your review! We are glad you are enjoying working at SkyWest and recommend working here.

  3. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Aviation

    Jun 29, 2022 - Airline Pilot 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company to work for! Love every minute of it!

    Cons

    Pay was not up to par with other regional airlines

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great culture

    Jun 28, 2022 - First Officer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits, good culture, good maintenance

    Cons

    Regional pay, regional QOL, regional benefits

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Company

    Jun 27, 2022 - Captain in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great people, flight benefits, flexibility to live where you want, decent pay after upgrade.

    Cons

    Busy schedules. Typically 4 days away from home followed by 2 or 3 days off.

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Good Company w/ Same Industry Struggles as everyone else

    Jun 22, 2022 - Pilot, First Officer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Clear path to Captain promotion - Good crews to work with - Good training department - Safe practices - Does not require COVID vaccine - It’s FLYING

    Cons

    - High health insurance premiums - Lower pay than most competitors - Pilot shortage woes (hard to adjust schedule and get time off. I know I’m new, but this problem exists across the seniority levels. It’s just the industry right now.) - non-positive space commuting or commuting policy at all

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Flight Crew

    Jun 21, 2022 - Flight Attendant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Travel benefits in lax base are for 4 airlines. There is a culture of very nice people who work for SkyWest Airlines. After you get a line (which is a schedule) it's much easier. Reserve is tough

    Cons

    In the beginning the pay is low .

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    review

    Jun 20, 2022 - Flight Attendant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    was great to work for

    Cons

    nothing is better than this

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  9. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Okay overall

    Jul 2, 2022 - Flight Attendant in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits with major airlines

    Cons

    Low pay for what the job entails

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Great Place To Work

    Jun 12, 2022 - Flight Attendant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits Great competitive pay Great coworkers

    Cons

    Not a lot of domiciles Hard if you’re a commuter Maintenance issues with aircrafts are frequent

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SkyWest Airlines Reviews FAQs

SkyWest Airlines has an overall rating of 3.7 out of 5, based on over 1,539 reviews left anonymously by employees. 70% of employees would recommend working at SkyWest Airlines to a friend and 60% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -7% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, SkyWest Airlines employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.2 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at SkyWest Airlines. This rating has decreased by -8% over the last 12 months.

70% of SkyWest Airlines employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated SkyWest Airlines 3.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.7 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at SkyWest Airlines to be culture, career development, benefits and the cons to be work life balance, management, compensation.

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