ups pilot pay

louisville, ky. (wdrb) — â members of the louisville-based independent pilots association have overwhelmingly ratified a five-year labor contract with ups airlines that will deliver a $40,000 to $60,000 bonus to each pilot, an immediate increase in base payâ and “more favorable” rest policies for overnight and international flights. the average ups pilot covered by the contract earns $238,000 annually, ups said in 2015. captains, who rank higher than first officers, are guaranteed $255,128 and typically earn about $290,000, ups …