The average pay for a Flight Attendant at Southwest Airlines Co is $42.50 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$24,511 - $90,105
$25K
$42K
$90K
MEDIAN: $42,500
10%
50%
90%

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$11.84 - $56.99
$12
$42
$57
MEDIAN: $42.50
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$24,511 - $90,105  
   
Bonus
$491.32  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$24,843 - $117,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $56.99  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.23  
Overtime
$67.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$491.32  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$24,843 - $117,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Pay by Experience Level for Flight Attendant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Flight Attendant

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
034
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Flight Attendant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 84%

Mid-Career
up arrow 47%

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None:
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