MIL how much do pilots in AF usually make (both cargo and fighter pilots)?

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  1. nietsni3

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  2. Jeg1983

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    Whatever their rank is plus whatever extra pay they recieve
     
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    the same amount as any other officer in the military. maybe a couple hundred more if special pay is authorized i.e. hazardous duty pay maybe
     
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    2 trillion
     
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    Well my brother is an LT pilot and just needed to borrow 1500 bucks from me so I'm guessing not much. :(
     
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    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    he has horrible money management or you are a sucker.
     
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    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    O-1 pay, then O-2 pay, then O-3 pay

    plus about $160/m hazard pay.
     
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    SweetDaddyO we need a montage!!

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    aviation incentive pay starts at $125 a month and increases on a non-linear scale based on number of years of aviation service. it tops out at 8 years at $850/month, remains there until 14 years, then decreases again.

    many single pilots make most of their extra cash by deploying a lot and getting tax-free/hostile fire pay, and not having extra costs at home to deal with.

    edit: currently hostile fire pay is $225/month, and hardship duty pay varies by deployed location.
     
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    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    there you go, straight from the horses mouth.
     
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    :ugh2: Your powers of deduction are astounding. :noes:

    BAH also enters the equation for officers too, correct? I was merely a lowly enlisted sucker so I don't know.
     
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    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    All I'm gonna say is "wow".
     
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    its not bad money
     
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    dubrocker sho nuff

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    your brother is a fucking retard. as far as base pay, butter bars make as much as a damn 8 year E-5, and 1LTs make as much as an E-8.
     
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    He just pcs'd and was short a little cash, his wife hasn't found a new job yet. All of us who have served or are serving have been there. That hardly means he's a "fucking retard" or that I'm a sucker. I was pissed off at jyokker's definitive conclusion based on one sentence but you're just a douche. This place isn't nearly what I thought it was. Later.
     
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    :rofl::rofl:
     
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    I'll kick him in the nuts for you. Don't let it bother you.
     
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    Why does it decrease again? Just wondering. Is it cuz you're passed your prime at that point?
     
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    They've got you locked till twenty...your incentive after 10-14yrs is to stay till 20 not your flight pay...so they can afford to decrease that...that and your base pay has increased...
     
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    by the time you're 14 years into your flying career, you're probably an O-5 or higher, and are not flying nearly as much as you used to, due to staff tours and stuff like that. you're also making plenty of scratch as an O-5 from basic pay and allowances.
     
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    You also can't forget the insane re-up bonuses pilots get. I wish us lowly mechanics got that kind of scratch just to reenlist. I mean, hell, all pilot's do is break the plane, we have to fix it.
     

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