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.

$24,328 - $90,417
$24K
$45K
$90K
MEDIAN: $45,000
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50%
90%

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$11.74 - $57.14
$12
$42
$57
MEDIAN: $42.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$24,328 - $90,417  
   
Bonus
$250.00  
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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$24,649 - $118,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $57.14  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.22  
Overtime
$67.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$250.00  
   
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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$24,649 - $118,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Flight Attendant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 86%

Mid-Career
up arrow 48%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None:
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