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JetBlue Pilot Salary | How to Get a Job as a Pilot for JetBlue




Embarking on a career with JetBlue Airways? Understanding the JetBlue pilot salary and pay structure is key.

This guide offers an in-depth look at the financial rewards and career path for pilots at JetBlue.

From first year first officers to experienced captains, we cover the range of salaries and benefits, providing aspiring pilots with the information needed to navigate their potential future with this popular airline.

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JetBlue Pilots Pay

Just like other passenger airlines, JetBlue pilot pay will vary based on the plane you fly and the number of hours you fly during each bid period. They have a 70 hour monthly and 75 reserve guarantee. Given the factors above, the salary below should only be considered an estimate of annual pay based on available sources.

JetBlue aircraft taking off

JetBlue First Officer Pay

The JetBlue first officer salary is one of the first things most pilots look at when trying to decide which airline to pursue.

First officers at JetBlue can expect a competitive pay scale in line with what many of the other regional airlines are offering. Here’s an estimate of how much a JetBlue first officer will earn.

Year 1$94,000
Year 5$166,000
Year 12$189,000

JetBlue Captain Pay

Now let’s look at the JetBlue captain salary. This chart gives you a rough estimate of how much you could earn annually as a JetBlue captain.

Year 1$246,000
Year 5$259,000
Year 12$283,000
JetBlue Pilot Salary Chart

Discover pilot pay for all the major and regional airlines in the USA on our pilot salary guide.

Where are JetBlue Bases?

  • Boston, MA – BOS
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL – FLL
  • Long Beach, CA – LGB
  • New York, NY – JFK
  • Orlando, FL – MCO
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico – SJU

What airplanes are in the JetBlue Fleet?

JetBlue aircrat

What are the Minimum Qualifications for JetBlue pilots?

Regulatory Requirements:

  • Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certificate
  • Current First Class Medical Certificate
  • Radiotelephone Operator’s Permit
  • Secure Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge eligibility
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug test
  • Successful completion of Pilot Records Improvement Act (PRIA) evaluation
  • 1500 hours fixed-wing flight time

JetBlue Pilot Essential Responsibilities

  • Assist the Captain in ensuring the safe outcome of each flight in accordance with all Federal Aviation Regulations and Company policies procedures and risk controls
  • Safely operate the aircraft in accordance with all Federal Aviation Regulations and Company policies and procedures
  • Provide an excellent experience for all Customers and uphold the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion, and Fun
  • Work with fellow JetBlue Crewmembers and/or Business Partners to ensure a team approach to proactively solve Customer and/or operational challenges  
  • Maintain skills, training, and qualifications in accordance with all Federal Aviation Regulations and Company policies and procedures
  • Identify and recall JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS), Safety Policy, Security Policy, and behavioral standards
  • Identify safety and security concerns, issues, incidents, or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) and Safety Action Report (SAR)
  • Other duties as assigned

Jetblue Pilot Job Minimum Requirements:

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How Do I Apply for a JetBlue Pilot Job?

If you meet all of the qualifications listed above you can visit the JetBlue jobs website and apply by creating an account and filling out all necessary details and qualifications.

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2 responses to “JetBlue Pilot Salary | How to Get a Job as a Pilot for JetBlue”

  1. Tyler Phillips

    Hey there,
    It looks like the graph may have the new pay numbers but definitely not the text boxes…

    1. Brian Brassaw

      Thanks for pointing that out. We’ve updated the text.

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