A Flight Attendant earns an average wage of C$20.46 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. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$21,349 - C$59,447
C$21K
C$36K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$36,008
10%
50%
90%
C$12.09 - C$36.33
C$12
C$21
C$36
MEDIAN: C$21.15
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$69K
Salary C$21,349 - C$59,447
Bonus C$224 - C$16,219
Profit Sharing C$981 - C$14,544
Commission C$6,000
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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C$23,717 - C$69,350
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 217
Hourly Data C$0C$73
Hourly Rate C$12.09 - C$36.33
Hourly Tips C$0.00 - C$6.92
Overtime C$10.14 - C$73.08
Annual Data C$0C$69K
Bonus C$224 - C$16,219
Commission C$6,000
Profit Sharing C$981 - C$14,544
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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C$23,717 - C$69,350
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 267

Job Description for Flight Attendant

Flight attendants help assure the comfort and safety of airplane passengers. They provide food and beverage service on many flights. They also instruct passengers about safety measures before and during flight operations. Flight attendants act as customer service contacts with travelers, answering questions about rewards programs and handling complaints. Finally, the attendants serve an important security role by observing passenger behavior and reporting and handling any problems they encounter.

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Flight Attendant Tasks

  • Greet fliers, accept tickets, assist with luggage, and direct passengers to their seats.
  • Keep the passenger area hygienic and in keeping with appearance standards.
  • Make announcements, answer questions, and resolve emergent problems.
  • Serve and/or sell meals, beverages and in-flight entertainment.
  • Provide safety overviews to all passengers, particularly the exit rows.

Flight Attendant Pay By Employer

$0$124K

$82,404

$61,625

$56,539

$64,480

$22,704

Delta AirElite
11 profiles
$37,440

$41,508

$52,000

$41,386

$47,461

Flight Attendant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Flight Attendant

Pay by Experience for a Flight Attendant has a positive trend. An entry-level Flight Attendant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 224 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Flight Attendant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Flight Attendant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$57,000 based on 32 salaries. A Flight Attendant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$41,803

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Flight Attendant

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Flight Attendant Salaries

▲36%

Late-Career
▲8%

▲7%

National Average
C$42,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 11%