Average Flight Attendant Hourly Pay in New York, New York

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The average hourly pay for a Flight Attendant in New York, New York is $25.55.
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $52
$3 - $9,933
Profit Sharing
$596 - $10,271
Total Pay
$29,361 - $100,274

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Job Description for Flight Attendant

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Flight Attendant

The top respondents for the job title Flight Attendant are from the companies Delta Air Lines Inc, JetBlue Airways Corporation and American Airlines. Reported salaries are highest at Delta Air Lines Inc where the average pay is $33.75. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include American Airlines, earning around $31.82. JetBlue Airways Corporation pays the lowest at around $21.00. United Airlines, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $25.54.

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Pay by Experience Level for Flight Attendant

An entry-level Flight Attendant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.41 based on 25 salaries. An early career Flight Attendant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.27 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Flight Attendant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.62 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Flight Attendant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38.50 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61.
Employees with Flight Attendant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 4.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (23.1% less), Denver, Colorado (22.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (15.1% less).

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