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crjdude

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Jetblue...

What can someone conservatively/realistically expect to make year 5?

Trying to sale the Wife on a change...

Thanks
 

RiddleEagle18

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Topped 6 figures in year 3. I avoid as much work as possible. Should be 120,000 by year 5.
 

crash312

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$120-130K/year based on current agreement. Fingers crossed...by the time you hit year 5 we have a decent contract.
 

CapnVegetto

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Year 4 last year I made $108k and I am one lazy bastard. I dump my line to min credit and never pick up ANYTHING. There are FO's at my seniority that make WAY more.
 

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My milage is similar. Last year was half 3rd and half 4th year pay and made $102k as a 190 FO and I flew min credit and commute. This year; half 4th and half 5th year pay I am looking at $140k give or take a few thousand as a 320 FO working min credit and getting 16-17 days off/mo. Disclaimer: I sold back 100hrs of PTO on Jan 8 at time and a half. So that was an extra $16k in one check. This also includes the $3k in profit sharing we got this year. Company 401k contributions this year will be about $16k.

Upgrades are currently less than 4 years on both airplanes so In theory you could be making in the vicinity of $180-$200k/year as an airbus capt by your 5th year on property assuming things stay the same. We will most likely have a new CBA in 5 years with rates similar to AA so I would say $150k/yr as a 320 FO will be easily achievable. Also willing to bet better reserve rules in a CBA will jump upgrade up to 7 years on the 320 vs. 4. Just my guess though.
 
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BILL LUMBERG

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My milage is similar. Last year was half 3rd and half 4th year pay and made $102k as a 190 FO and I flew min credit and commute. This year; half 4th and half 5th year pay I am looking at $140k give or take a few thousand as a 320 FO working min credit and getting 16-17 days off/mo. Disclaimer: I sold back 100hrs of PTO on Jan 8 at time and a half. So that was an extra $16k in one check. This also includes the $3k in profit sharing we got this year. Company 401k contributions this year will be about $16k.

Upgrades are currently less than 4 years on both airplanes so In theory you could be making in the vicinity of $180-$200k/year as an airbus capt by your 5th year on property assuming things stay the same. We will most likely have a new CBA in 5 years with rates similar to AA so I would say $150k/yr as a 320 FO will be easily achievable. Also willing to bet better reserve rules in a CBA will jump upgrade up to 7 years on the 320 vs. 4. Just my guess though.
Don't fall into the Southwest trap......this looks like another SWA "show you my W2" opportunity.:beer:
 

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Don't fall into the Southwest trap......this looks like another SWA "show you my W2" opportunity.:beer:
No, that would be on the Southwest "5 year..." thread started by the same guy--a guy trying to get info to make a career decision. What do you have against people answering direct questions posed by others on this board?-- or do you ever read the titles and first posts of a thread, before you start in on Southwest bashing? :beer:

Bubba
 

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Bubba....do tell what you made last year.

Tempt is the devil:D
 

$$$4nothin

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Yet another thread on FI turning into a SW thread. Let it go on this thread guys. Go argue elsewhere. The guy is wondering what he can honestly expect to make depending on who calls him. Why not give him the $$$ facts, nothing but the $$$ facts and let him decide. I also have nothing to hide or prove so I will gladly give this guy this info and hope it helps him in some way, shape, or form. Yes we can all see pay rates online, but that doesn't mean squat as it can't account for work rules, actual hours worke and days off, etc etc.
 
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Yet another thread on FI turning into a SW thread. Let it go on this thread guys. Go argue elsewhere. The guy is wondering what he can honestly expect to make depending on who calls him. Why not give him the $$$ facts, nothing but the $$$ facts and let him decide. I also have nothing to hide or prove so I will gladly give this guy this info and hope it helps him in some way, shape, or form. Yes we can all see pay rates online, but that doesn't mean squat as it can't account for work rules, actual hours worke and days off, etc etc.
Agreed. Not sure why Bill decided to interject himself into a JB thread and throw some poo against the wall vs. SW. Crazy.

Let the JB guys answer. I don't have that info, but they do.
 

crjdude

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Thanks for the year 5 info. Really helps.

Can anyone shed any light on competitive mins right now?

Total time, turbine PIC, 121 vs 91k/135, 4 year, etc...

Any advice is appreciated.

Thanks

crjdude
 

CapnVegetto

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Only thing I can tell you was my sim partner was a 10 year Xjet captain. His buddy in class with him was an Xjet FO with no PIC.

Seems like they are coming from all kinds of experience levels.
 

$$$4nothin

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In the last 6 months I have had 2 friends interview and get hired. 1 had a lot of RJ FO time and about 200 hours of Q-400 PIC time. Another friend had just over 1000 hours PIC time in a 50 seat RJ. We hire with every sort of time and education. Military, charter, regional, cargo, etc. The only kicker seems to be currency. If you are current you could get hired with anything from 402 PIC time up to 20,000 hours of 747 time, 400 ocean crossings, and F-16 guard time on the side. If you are not current it seems you have no chance. Good luck man
 
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