The average salary for a Flight Attendant is £15,936 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

£11,816 - £31,609
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£32K
MEDIAN: £15,411
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£3.04 - £21.70
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MEDIAN: £14.30
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£11,816 - £31,609  
   
Bonus
£3.02 - £4,966  
Commission
£2,850  
Total Pay (?
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£12,088 - £34,596  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£8£16£24
Hourly Rate
£3.04 - £21.70  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.71  
Overtime
£9.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£16K£32K£48K
Bonus
£3.02 - £4,966  
   
Commission
£2,850  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£12,088 - £34,596  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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National Average: £17,400

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Flight Attendant Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Flight Attendant?

Flight Attendant in Air New Zealand Ltd:
"A total lifestyle change!"
Long haul flying is fun but it takes it's toll on just about every area of your life. Family, friends, sleep, health. As air travel has become more competitive, the role of a flight attendant has changed from looking after people's comfort and safety to, business manager, sales executive, company liaison, I'm sure there's more. The financial rewards have decreased and the benefits afforded to us in terms of special rates when flying as a passenger have are very restrictive. You must have almost superhuman abilities of patience, but to be fair when those patience skills succeed the rewards are almost tangible. You really have to love working as part of a team in close quarters - aircraft galleys are tiny! Be prepared to look good at all times. Some customers love to talk and you will often be the one they choose to share intimate secrets with during a long overnight flight. Be a good listener. People don't always want a solution to the things they talk to you about, just an ear.

Key Stats for Flight Attendant

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Flight Attendant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
₤17,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 74%
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