Don't fall into the Southwest trap......this looks like another SWA "show you my W2" opportunity.:beer: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.
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:Don't fall into the Southwest trap......this looks like another SWA "show you my W2" opportunity.:beer:
Agreed. Not sure why Bill decided to interject himself into a JB thread and throw some poo against the wall vs. SW. Crazy.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.