The highest average salaries go to Airline Captains, who bring in close to approximately $250K annually, though Airline Pilots and Copilots are not far behind at around $185K along with Aerospace Engineers ($92K) and Senior Financial Analysts ($72K). Flight Attendants at Delta Air Lines Inc do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $36K on average) at the company.
Expected earnings are below average ($45K) in Dallas, Texas, one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — about $200K per year on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $76K annually. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $62K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Professional in Supply Management certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $120K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Salesforce Certified Administrators with credentials; these people earn around $109K per year on average. At Delta Air Lines Inc, employees who hold a Master of Science (MS) receive the highest salaries at $90K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Team Leadership; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $107K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among Delta Air Lines Inc workers, with approximately one in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis as well.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A large number of survey participants receive health insurance, and a solid majority of employees get dental coverage. Some other perks are flight discounts / free flights, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and 401(a).