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mr.aviation
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float pay

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What is the going rate this summer for float pay in Ontario?
The salary's have gone up a crazy amount every year and just looking to see what people are paying this summer?
I know almost all give you housing and some do food as well but what should you expect on a:
DHC3-T /208?
DHC-2?
180/185/206?
CUB and other minnow planes?
Thanks
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i second this question
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People who are worth a damn get paid ok.
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Given the insurance hike in the float world I would anticipate wages stagnating for a year or so on the bushier aircraft types.
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Re: float pay

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Is the question being asked from an experienced or an inexperienced point of view??
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valleyboy wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 1:46 pm
Is the question being asked from an experienced or an inexperienced point of view??
let's hear it both ways
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Re: float pay

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OneYonge wrote:
Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:35 pm
valleyboy wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 1:46 pm
Is the question being asked from an experienced or an inexperienced point of view??
let's hear it both ways
Sounds like an entitled point of view.

10 years ago, NWO 5500 /mnt including accoms seasonal on a DHC2
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TeePeeCreeper wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:02 am
OneYonge wrote:
Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:35 pm
valleyboy wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 1:46 pm
Is the question being asked from an experienced or an inexperienced point of view??
let's hear it both ways
Sounds like an entitled point of view.

10 years ago, NWO 5500 /mnt including accoms seasonal on a DHC2
10 years ago the guy making that money would have had 20k hours and a few moon landings.

Old grey mare she aint what she used to be
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I was making 3000 a month, flying C185 in Southern MB. I was also based in a reserve. First flying job. No health benefits. I was hired with 14 hours on floats.
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Re: float pay

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TeePeeCreeper wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:02 am
OneYonge wrote:
Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:35 pm
valleyboy wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 1:46 pm
Is the question being asked from an experienced or an inexperienced point of view??
let's hear it both ways
Sounds like an entitled point of view.

10 years ago, NWO 5500 /mnt including accoms seasonal on a DHC2

Researching the current(not 10 yrs ago) market value of your services is part of doing business. So which point of view mentioned is the entitled one?
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Why not look. I’ve posted almost 20 years of wages
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DonutHole wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:05 am
TeePeeCreeper wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:02 am
OneYonge wrote:
Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:35 pm


let's hear it both ways
Sounds like an entitled point of view.

10 years ago, NWO 5500 /mnt including accoms seasonal on a DHC2
10 years ago the guy making that money would have had 20k hours and a few moon landings.

Old grey mare she aint what she used to be

I'm not kidding. That's what I made back then. You know me personally enough to know that I have no reason. To lie to you. Times are changing (from circa 2010) what I wrote back on my last post is 100% truthful.

Who is old grey mare anyways? She or the notion seems antiquated!
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Re: float pay

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TeePeeCreeper wrote:
Sat Mar 07, 2020 11:26 pm
DonutHole wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:05 am
TeePeeCreeper wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:02 am


Sounds like an entitled point of view.

10 years ago, NWO 5500 /mnt including accoms seasonal on a DHC2
10 years ago the guy making that money would have had 20k hours and a few moon landings.

Old grey mare she aint what she used to be

I'm not kidding. That's what I made back then. You know me personally enough to know that I have no reason. To lie to you. Times are changing (from circa 2010) what I wrote back on my last post is 100% truthful.

Who is old grey mare anyways? She or the notion seems antiquated!
Not calling you out, you're my buddy, we've been through shit together.

the old grey mare is the float world. it's tough.
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Made 4.5 a month with accommodations first year on a Beaver with 4K total time, 2010. Made 5.5 the following year and 6-7.5 after that. Have made between 6.5 and 11K a month on an Otter.
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Re: float pay

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round pounder wrote:
Sat Mar 07, 2020 5:05 pm
Why not look. I’ve posted almost 20 years of wages
thank you sir. i'm sure everyone appreciates. very useful.

let's hope this virus panic ends before it starts to affect the float season.
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Post by mr.aviation »

Thank you all who answered. Hopefully this helps everyone starting out or getting on a new plane get a fair wage this summer. Hopefully the virus goes away before it shuts down the season.
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