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How Much Do WN Employees Make?  
User currently offlineYanksn4 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1404 posts, RR: 12
Posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 8123 times:

Does anyone know what the annual wage at WN is for these positions?:

- Ramp Personel

- Flight Attendents

- Pilots

- reservation staff

signed,
Matthew


2013 Airports: EWR, JFK, LGA, LIS, AGP, DEN, GIG, RGN, BKK, LHR, FRA, LAX, SYD, PER, MEL, MCO, MIA, PEK, IAH
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User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 8104 times:

http://www.southwest.com/careers/

User currently offlineAa757first From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 3347 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 8088 times:

First year Captain flying 78 hrs a month - $149,760.00
Seventh year Captain flying 78 hrs a month - $160,992.00
First year F/O flying 78 hrs a month - $44,928.00
Seventh year F/O flying 78 hrs a month - $105,768.00

Second year flight attendants are paid $21.10 for every 243 miles flown.

AAndrew


User currently offlineJetbluefan1 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2980 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 8070 times:

Surprised to see that WN pays $9/hr. for CSA's (ground crew) while JetBlue pays $10/hr.

JetBluefan1



Most people on a.net hate JetBlue. Get used to it.
User currently offlineAv8trxx From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 657 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 8057 times:

The payscales for the Rampers/Provisioning Agents & Operations/Freight Agents can be found here-
http://www.twu555.org/contract.html, Under section 28, Wage Rules on Page 67 of the contract.

Rampers start at $10.18/hr & Ops agents start at $10.53/hr.

Pilot payscale- http://www.airlinepilotpay.com/swa/swa.htm


User currently offlineAv8trxx From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 657 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 8032 times:

F/A pay....

"When looking at wages, it is important to know that Flight Attendants and Pilots are only paid for their time when the plane is moving. When you see that a New Hire Flight Attendant rate is $14.67 per Trip For Pay, please remember that the Flight Attendant is only scheduled for 93.5 Trips for Pay per month resulting in gross pay of only 1371.65/mo and are often away from their families 4-5 days a week. "

http://local556.twuatd.org/sos/Index.htm


User currently offlineScxmechanic From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 534 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 7955 times:

For mechanics and related see the following link...
http://www.amfa11.com/MechScales.html


User currently offlineJeffinbwi From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 152 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 7902 times:

When you see that a New Hire Flight Attendant rate is $14.67 per Trip For Pay, please remember that the Flight Attendant is only scheduled for 93.5 Trips for Pay per month resulting in gross pay of only 1371.65/mo and are often away from their families 4-5 days a week. '

Your quoting the old contract. The new contract is $17.43 per trip hour for the first six months, then it increases. Second year Flight Attendants get $21.10. Also there are overtime opportunities, per diem of $2.15 for every hour you are away from home (24 hours a day), and the "A" flight attendant receives an extra $2 for every trip hour flown. A trip hour is 55 minutes.


User currently offlineSilver1SWA From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 4782 posts, RR: 26
Reply 8, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 7782 times:
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Rampers start at $10.18/hr & Ops agents start at $10.53/hr.

Uhh, negative. Rampers start at 8.75/hr. Goes up to 10.18 after the first year.  Smile



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User currently offlineN1120a From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 26444 posts, RR: 75
Reply 9, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 7757 times:

The WN F/As also make more and more based on their time with the company.


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User currently offlineRamprat74 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1531 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 7750 times:

Surprised to see that WN pays $9/hr. for CSA's (ground crew) while JetBlue pays $10/hr.

JetBluefan1


Yeah, Jetblue employees probabbly top out at $10.50. A WN employee tops out about double that.


User currently offlineJetbluefan1 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2980 posts, RR: 14
Reply 11, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 7686 times:

Yeah, Jetblue employees probabbly top out at $10.50. A WN employee tops out about double that.

Nope. They get a 5% increase per year regardless of what year it is. So a ground crew member that has been there for 10 years will make $15/hr.

I'm not saying it's bad that WN starting wages are lower than B6. I'm just surprised that B6 decided to pay some of their employees more than WN decided to pay theirs (based primarily on the fact that B6 is non-union). But then again...B6 pays their pilots and flight attendants moderately.

JetBluefan1



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User currently offlineJjbiv From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1226 posts, RR: 5
Reply 12, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 7659 times:

What? If you begin at $10/hr. and receive a 5% wage increase once a year for each of 10 years your ending wage would be $15.51, not $15/hr.

Sorry if this is what you meant and just rounded off the cents; I had to indulge the labor economist within me.

joe


User currently offlineJetbluefan1 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2980 posts, RR: 14
Reply 13, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 7620 times:

Woops! You're right, Joe. I forgot that $10 is the starting wage and not the wage after 1 year.

But why would it be $15.51 and not $15.50?

JetBluefan1




Most people on a.net hate JetBlue. Get used to it.
User currently offlineJjbiv From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1226 posts, RR: 5
Reply 14, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 6756 times:

Due to the magic of compounding (think of this as an interest problem); deposit $10 in the bank when you start working and here is what you have at the beginning of each year:

10.00
10.50
11.03
11.58
12.16
12.76
13.40
14.07
14.77
15.51

In short, every year your 5% raise is on a bigger base wage thanks to the raises you received in earlier years.

joe


User currently offlineNotbluejet From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 108 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 6170 times:

umm, Jetbluefan1... What city are you getting these numbers from.

JFK and BOS along with a few other cities I believe start at 10.50.
This includes Ground Ops, Customer Service and Provisioning.
Although other cities make less I do believe your pay scale is off.

JFK is as follows..
10.50
11.20
11.90
12.70
13.50
14.50
15.50
16.60
17.70
18.80
20.00

this was following a 20 cent increase a little more than a year ago.


User currently offlineYanksn4 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1404 posts, RR: 12
Reply 16, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 6042 times:

Alright guys, enough about JetBlue, please. Anyway, can you guys just tell me how much per year they make and not the hourly wage. I don't know how many hours they work a year, so can it just be how much a year? thanks

signed,
Matthew



2013 Airports: EWR, JFK, LGA, LIS, AGP, DEN, GIG, RGN, BKK, LHR, FRA, LAX, SYD, PER, MEL, MCO, MIA, PEK, IAH
User currently offlineJjbiv From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1226 posts, RR: 5
Reply 17, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 5984 times:

Multiply the hourly wage by 2080 as that is the standard way to get a salary from a wage rate in the U.S. You're looking at roughly $20,000/yr base salary.

joe


User currently offlineIsitsafenow From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4984 posts, RR: 23
Reply 18, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 5904 times:

Looking at the post by JjBiv, twenty grand in NYC is one slice above poverty. In Dallas, it looks alot better.
safe



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User currently offlineNUAir From Malaysia, joined Jun 2000, 1181 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 5764 times:

Jjbiv,

That does seem about right and it looks like you took in overtime pay at time and a half just to get that number.

I found the following (45 hour work week) -

First year $8.75/hour ($13.125/hour overtime) = $19,250 per year
Second year $10.18/hour ($15.27/hour overtime) = $22,396 per year

Yeah, if you are living in New York you might want to consider quitting your job and signing up for welfare.

And just think the US gov't spends over $24,000 per year for each inmate they keep in prison...  Smile/happy/getting dizzy That should show you how valuable a baggage handler is to society...





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