Airline Captains earn the highest median pay at around $235K annually, followed by Airline Pilots and Copilots ($185K), Aerospace Engineers ($92K), and Operations Managers ($84K). With salaries averaging about $35K, Flight Attendants are among the lowest paid at Delta Air Lines Inc.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $150K per year) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; New York, N.Y. ($124K), Boston, Mass. ($120K), and the company's headquarter city of Atlanta, Ga. (around $81K) are the next top-paying cities. Dallas, Texas is near the bottom for pay at $30K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Georgia, where the average Delta Air Lines Inc employee makes about $80K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $75K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $63K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional in Supply Managements receive bigger paychecks ($120K per year) than those without credentials. Becoming a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer can certainly pay off here; those folks make $109K on average. The best paid folks at Delta Air Lines Inc have a Master of Science (MS), earning about $85K annually.
When it comes to skills, People Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $102K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one-fifth of Delta Air Lines Inc's people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A large number of workers receive health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include flight discounts / free flights, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and 401(a).