I mean it is and it isn't.Well being an airline pilot is where the money's at, so there's that.
When I got started in this stuff, I couldn't afford to take a shot at the 121 world. Honestly, I couldn't afford 121 until I finally paid off my student loans and medical bills in November of this year. Like, yeah, over a 3 to 5 year timeline, 121 almost always pays better - but if you can't get past the first year... Well, what are you supposed to do?
So you slog it out. Some people like the slog, others don't