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Average Salary for American Airlines Employees

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Updated: 18 Oct 2014
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American Airlines
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American Airlines, Inc., operating as American Airlines (AA), is a U.S. airline and a subsidiary of AMR Corporation. It is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, adjacent to its largest hub at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. American Airlines operates an extensive international and domestic network, ...
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American Airlines typically pays its employees
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 56 American Airlines votes.
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Employer: American Airlines
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[-]Flight Attendant (24)
$22,040 - $101,750  
[-]Flight Attendant (24)
Salary$19,487 - $62,583  
Bonus$40.67 - $3,248  
Total Pay$22,040 - $101,750  
[+]Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic (7)
$38,547 - $91,815  
[+]Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic (7)
Salary$36,413 - $85,151  
Bonus$39.10 - $1,957  
Total Pay$38,547 - $91,815  
[+]Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer (7)
$38,314 - $319,909  
[+]Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer (7)
Salary$36,848 - $231,766  
Bonus$825 - $23,065  
Profit Disbursement$1,138 - $13,103  
Total Pay$38,314 - $319,909  
[+]Baggage Handler (Aviation/Airline) (6)
$18,435 - $69,008  
[+]Baggage Handler (Aviation/Airline) (6)
Total Pay$18,435 - $69,008  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 208

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Popular Perks 401(k), Paid sick leave, Paid holidays & vacation 401(k), Paid holidays & vacation, Paid sick leave 401(k), Cell phone, Paid holidays & vacation

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Salary:$40,216 - $75,076 $61,905 - $100,819
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1-4 years
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Top Degrees
Bachelor's Degree
30 salaries
$44,385 - $139,061
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
15 salaries
$66,390 - $110,027
Associate's Degree
10 salaries
$24,161 - $69,531

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