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Old 1st May 2017, 13:16
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Virgin Australia Pilot Pay

Hi People,

I am interested to know the average pay a Virgin Australian pilot makes as a 777 SO, FO as well as an FO on the 737? I am a jet pilot thinking of making an airline move. I am interested to know the average income per month rather than the base salary and extras.

Thanks for your time
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Old 2nd May 2017, 02:30
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737 varies. Overnights, overtime, working days off, VAI,VANZ,VAA,TT.
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Old 2nd May 2017, 02:59
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No point in getting the 777FO pay as you won't have a chance at a 777 for A330 FO slot for at least 10 years.
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Aus based FOs earn between $120k and $160k, plus tax-free overnight allowances, which on a busy roster, can amount to $2k per 28 day roster.

I don't know about 10 years but 777 FO jobs are as rare as rocking horse manure, often taken by 737/E190 capts who wish to scale back their workload.

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That is interesting thanks people... what is the SO pay avg on the 777?
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Pretty low, IIRC about $72k, which is a lot less than QF SOs, especially those sitting between four engines. But VA SOs can expect to move to a 737 window seat sooner.

Would have been more if the EBA was voted up but it was resoundingly defeated.
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That is interesting thanks people... what is the SO pay avg on the 777?
Less than the Flight Service Manager is getting paid down the back!
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72k is quite low for a basic salary, what would they bring home after an avg month?
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Old 3rd May 2017, 23:23
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I've lost the copy of the wb eba I had on my iPad, but from memory the basic is around 90k for 777 SO's - or that could be what they were offering in the proposed document that was voted down...
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The July 17 pay for new SO's would have been just over $91000, under the proposed EBA.
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Old 27th Jan 2018, 20:43
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Any indicative timeline on when a revised EBA will see the light of day? Months, Years?
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Voted up at the end of last year. B777 second officer $92k to $95k approx plus super, allowances etc
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Awesome - thanks mate. Exactly the info what I was looking for!
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Wow! Earnít more than that in 1990 as a second officer!
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Welcome to the future, of entitlement apparently.
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