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jcullen4
01-10-2019, 05:32 AM
Whatís the MOST a first year FO can make?
Iíll be living at base (DTW).
I know base pay, but wondering whatís the most one can make, and maybe some examples.


Check Complete
01-10-2019, 07:20 AM
The biggest difference will be if you are a line holder or reserve.

On reserve it's hard to pick up extra time and still be legal for your assigned shifts.

hawk21
01-10-2019, 06:52 PM
How hard are you willing to work?


If you are based somewhere with a ton of company OT it's easy to make money working 150% stand ups without breaking 117 limits. Anything you pick up on days off pays on top of reserve guarantee.


Erj135dude
01-10-2019, 07:06 PM
Exactly what I need/want

bradthepilot
01-11-2019, 06:05 AM
On reserve it's hard to pick up extra time and still be legal for your assigned shifts.

No, it's not. At least it hasn't been for me - at all. Especially if you build your reserve bid with picking up extra time in mind.

savedbythevnav
01-11-2019, 07:48 AM
I made 60k before tax. Took home about 50. That was with 2 months of training pay, 8 months under the old TA (37.23/hour), and 2 months at 45/hour.

On reserve, I picked up on days off and would credit 104 a month. As a line holder, I would pick up incentive trips. I worked a lot, by choice, and credited 110-120 on average.

Downside: I might time out and have to bid reserve in a couple months.
Upside: I can afford everything I need to pay for. With the new TA, I donít need work nearly as hard.

captive apple
01-11-2019, 09:08 AM
I made 60k before tax. Took home about 50. That was with 2 months of training pay, 8 months under the old TA (37.23/hour), and 2 months at 45/hour.

On reserve, I picked up on days off and would credit 104 a month. As a line holder, I would pick up incentive trips. I worked a lot, by choice, and credited 110-120 on average.

Downside: I might time out and have to bid reserve in a couple months.
Upside: I can afford everything I need to pay for. With the new TA, I donít need work nearly as hard.

Yet I have read you complain about our OT pick-up system! You are the problem! You are the one picking up these trips.

savedbythevnav
01-12-2019, 07:36 AM
Yet I have read you complain about our OT pick-up system! You are the problem! You are the one picking up these trips.

You got me. I have single handedly caused all our OT problems by picking up at 150%. I canít go on anymore. Iíll quit today.

Paid2fly
01-15-2019, 09:30 PM
You got me. I have single handedly caused all our OT problems by picking up at 150%. I canít go on anymore. Iíll quit today.











Promise???



:eek:


:rolleyes:

savedbythevnav
01-17-2019, 04:02 PM
Promise???



:eek:


:rolleyes:

Iíll be on the next gone report. I asked ML to put my name in bold and call me out as the root cause in the decimation of our OT system.

threeighteen
01-18-2019, 05:42 AM
I cleared about 75k year 1 under the old TA, but 7,500 of that was the bonus. I also picked the CRJ to get a line and seniority right away. I was bidding 30% in less than 10 months and played the displacement+OT game hard. You probably wonít do as well on the ERJ unless they open another domicile in an undesirable local like our LGA base where it goes crazy junior. Some of guys who got into LGA at the beginning are doing very well for themselves.