Marketwatch.com declares that private jet owners have an average income of about $9.2 million a year. Fine, your income comes no where near that bracket, but don't give up just yet. There are other options to getting your own private jet. Although many of them will see actual production within a few years, VLJs (very light jets) have hit the market. Priced between $1.0 M to $3.0 M they're way cheaper than most of their predecessors.