Major Airlines’ Profit Sharing Profit sharing is one of the many benefits of employment with a major airline. Considering which airlines have profit sharing is certainly a factor to take into consideration when you calculate your total earnings and select where you would like to finish your career. Amounts in Millions American Delta United Southwest […]
Use this pay snapshot to examine the pay comparison at major airlines to inform your decision about which airlines to target during your applications. 2nd year FO 4nd year FO 6th year FO 8th year FO 10th year FO 12th year FO 12th year CA 12th year CA wide Body American $124,332 $146,642 $151,523 $156,868 […]
The value of assumptions in making the choice of which pilot jobs to pursue (or not)
For the last 10 or 15 years pilots have had an easy time making career decisions. That’s not to say that ‘making it’ in the pilot profession has been easy but as the saying goes, when you got nothing…you got nothing to lose. It’s odd to think that just 10 years ago three of the five ‘super majors’ were laying off pilots and going into and out of bankruptcy. Today, that’s not the case. It seems we’re reading now hearing all about how the transport industry is booming. Most of us realize the cyclical nature industry and look askance at the headlines. […]
Comparing the Pay – You’re Not as Bad Off As You Think
The obvious category to start evaluating a move to commercial airlines is pay. I hate to tell you, military pay is not as bad as you think and while it’s not bad airline pay isn’t what some people think it is. The early years can be very difficult, especially if you can’t transition directly to a major airline.