Depends on what amount of money you need. Remember, kids come first, the person of the house second, and the breadwinner last, but the two former have to support the latter so things keep moving forward.
Considering what college graduates are starting at these days with simply a Bachelors degree starting helicopter pilots at 40 or 50k is getting a tad absurd.
Lowest I made since 1985 was 50k, highest 200+k, average 125k. You won't get that relative average without seeking it out.