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User currently offlineCobra27 From Slovenia, joined May 2001, 1057 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 10 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1580 times:

Does anybody know how much pilots earns, because i can't understand how can be there so much strikes

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User currently offlineSebolino From France, joined May 2001, 3709 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (13 years 10 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1529 times:

They earn a lot. Especially pilots from Air France.

User currently offlineGocaps16 From Japan, joined Jan 2000, 4367 posts, RR: 19
Reply 2, posted (13 years 10 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1520 times:

Some pilots don't make that much money. Even cab drivers can make more money then a regional pilot.

Kevin/DCA



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User currently offlineNicolaki From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (13 years 10 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1516 times:

A pilot can make anywhere from minimum wage to a 6 figures salary.

User currently offlineTAA_Airbus From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 726 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 10 months 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1488 times:

It all depends what sort of pilot you are and your seniority!

User currently offlineJared From United States of America, joined May 2001, 685 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 10 months 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1484 times:

http://www.jetcareers.com

That site will have some info and also:

http://www.studentpilot.net


User currently offlineNWA ARJ From United States of America, joined May 2001, 547 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (13 years 10 months 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1452 times:

It depends on what aircraft that they fly. Regional pilots dont make as much as say 747 pilots do.


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User currently offlineTWA717_200 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (13 years 10 months 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1441 times:

From what I've gathered, the average starting wage for a FO in a TP here in the US is around $18,000. Senior captains can easily earn 6 figures.

User currently offlinePolAir From United States of America, joined May 2001, 893 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (13 years 10 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1425 times:

It depends what pilots are you talking about. Depends where ( what airline) and on what equipment.
Examples ( facts):
- starting F/O in average regional in USA- $16-25K/year
- starting F/O in major airline in USA- $30-45K/year
- senior captain(5 year experience) in ACA on ERJ- $100K/year
- senior captain on 767 in LOT polish airlines $40K/year
- senior captain on 742 in NWA - $330K/year
- starting F/O in Emirates - $50K/year TAX FREE!

As you can see, it varies very much. One thing I know for sure is that paychecks for pilots will grow. Both for majors, and regionals.

By the way, if you were talking about Comair strike, i can tell you, that they were not on strike, because they didnt have for food. They just wanted to be payed like majors- per amount of passengers they carry.


User currently offlineBO__einG From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 2771 posts, RR: 18
Reply 9, posted (13 years 10 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 1389 times:

How long do you have to fly in order to be considered a senior?


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User currently offlinePolAir From United States of America, joined May 2001, 893 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (13 years 10 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 1385 times:

BO_einG,
In major airlines you have to fly for about 20 years to be considered senior captain. About 7-8 years to be senior first officer.
In regionals it is much shorter time. About 10 years for senior captain.


User currently offlineBlink182 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 5492 posts, RR: 15
Reply 11, posted (13 years 10 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1372 times:

An AA 777 captains' son goes to my school, and he is on my brother's hockey team. I asked him(the captain) and he said the pay varies, he gets paid more than lets say, an MD-80 captain for a few reasons including:
flight time(the individual flight)
passengers
revenue generated
those are only a few factors involved(i don't know all of them) but a high ranked pilot like a captain can easily earn 6 digits(as stated in above posts)
rgds,
blink182



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User currently offlineGocaps16 From Japan, joined Jan 2000, 4367 posts, RR: 19
Reply 12, posted (13 years 10 months 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1351 times:

PolAir,

ACA doesn't fly ERJs. They fly CANADAIR REGIONAL JETS. I guess $40,000 a year in Poland is maybe like $300,000 in US. Like back in the 50s expensive things cost $5 which is now equivelent to like $20-$30+. Geez, Senior capt on LOT making $40k.

Kevin/DCA



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