Entry-Level Flight Attendant Salary

Entry-Level Flight Attendants can expect wages of $19.33 per hour on average. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $4K, overall incomes of Entry-Level Flight Attendants spread between $22K and $57K depending on individual performance. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$19,772 - $55,611
$20K
$35K
$56K
MEDIAN: $35,298
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$11.12 - $26.59
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$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.46
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$0$57K
Salary $19,772 - $55,611
Bonus $3.21 - $4,829
Profit Sharing $685 - $4,122
Commission $1,000
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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$22,174 - $57,339
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 415
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $11.12 - $26.59
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $4.97
Overtime $2.93 - $36.99
Annual Data $0$57K
Bonus $3.21 - $4,829
Commission $1,000
Profit Sharing $685 - $4,122
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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$22,174 - $57,339
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 449

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Popular Employer Salaries for Flight Attendant


American Airlines, United Airlines, Inc., Delta Air Lines Inc, US Airways Group, Inc., and Southwest Airlines Co are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Entry-Level Flight Attendants. Although Delta AirElite boasts the highest average salary in town at $43K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $27K or as much as $67K. Allegiant Air, Spirit, and American Airlines also offer top salaries for Entry-Level Flight Attendants. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $42K, $42K, and $42K, respectively.

US Airways Group, Inc. employees cannot expect much in terms of compensation — the median salary amounts to only $24K, just about half of the top paying company's median. Other low-paying employers include Expressjet Airlines, Inc. at $29K and Delta Air Lines Inc at $35K, though some Entry-Level Flight Attendants there earn up to $70K.

Flight Attendant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Flight Attendant in canada:
"Great but no glamour."
Be patient and kind. Do what you're supposed to do and treat all people with respect.

Key Stats for Flight Attendant

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
39%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
6%
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 16%
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