Average Flight Attendant Hourly Pay at Delta Air Lines Inc

$30.42
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$800
Bonus
$1,000
Commission
$4,069
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The average hourly pay for a Flight Attendant at Delta Air Lines Inc is $30.42.
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$15.40
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$30.42
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$63.14
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MEDIAN $30.42
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United States (change)
Hourly Rate
$15 - $63
Bonus
$407 - $983
Profit Sharing
$715 - $10,067
Commission
$0 - $1,000
Total Pay
$26,356 - $128,370

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Flight Attendant are from the companies American Airlines, United Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines Co. Reported salaries are highest at United Airlines, Inc. where the average pay is $41.71. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Southwest Airlines Co and American Airlines, earning around $36.08 and $30.72, respectively. Delta AirElite pays the lowest at around $18.00. Frontier Airlines and Skywest Airlines, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $19.85 and $20.49, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Flight Attendant. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Flight Attendant
Human Resources (HR) Coordinator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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 $24.50 based on 19 salaries. An early career Flight Attendant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.98 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Flight Attendant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48.45 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Flight Attendant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 10.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 60 survey responses.
Entry Level
31.7%
Early Career
26.7%
Experienced
13.3%
Late Career
28.3%