Average Flight Attendant Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$23.47
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$990
Bonus
$2,948
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Flight Attendant in Chicago, Illinois is $23.47.
10%
$14.00
MEDIAN
$23.47
90%
$54.22
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $54
Bonus
$600 - $3,500
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $4,000
Total Pay
$26,862 - $108,640

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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.

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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 $17.62 based on 17 salaries. An early career Flight Attendant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.93 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Flight Attendant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.41 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Flight Attendant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45.78 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $51.
Employees with Flight Attendant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.9% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (16.3% less), Orlando, Florida (15.9% less) and Dallas, Texas (11.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 97 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.5%
Early Career
36.1%
Mid Career
11.3%
Experienced
14.4%
Late Career
20.6%