Airline Captains are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $250K annually on average; Airline Pilots and Copilots are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $185K, followed by Aerospace Engineers earning around $104K and Aviation Program Managers making $77K. Among the lower-paid positions at Delta Air Lines Inc are Flight Attendants — the median salary for this role approaches $36K.
Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $45K) is Dallas, Texas. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — approximately $150K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $77K annually. The largest fraction of Delta Air Lines Inc people (30 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $62K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional in Supply Managements have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $120K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant is rewarded with median pay of $109K per year. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS) at Delta Air Lines Inc — these employees make the most at around $90K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Program Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $104K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Most respondents report having health insurance, and a fair number of workers report having dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, flight discounts / free flights, a casual working environment, and a stock purchase plan.