$73K
Avg. Salary
Popular Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays / Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Life Insurance / Disability
Average United Airlines, Inc. Salary
$73K
 75 Reviews
United Airlines, Inc. Median Salary by Job

MinMax

$109,452
$77K$153K

$86,195
$52K$129K

$51,708
$31K$104K

United States (change)

$60,628
$47K$77K

$75,703
$50K$112K

$57,077
$40K$79K

$150,847
$118K$184K

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  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 391
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Find out more about pay at United Airlines, Inc.

Jobs

The highest paychecks go to Airline Captains, who earn an average $200K per year, closely trailed by Airline Pilots and Copilots (around $120K), Aircraft Maintenance Supervisors ($101K), and Senior Data Analysts ($84K). Financial compensation for Flight Attendants is rather low — on average only approximately $37K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $59K annually. Average pay is around $85K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the United Airlines, Inc. workforce (29 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $86K annually.

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $76K per year) can be spotted in Newark, N.J.; the company's headquarter city of Chicago, Ill. ($76K), Denver, Colo. (about $73K), and San Francisco, Calif. ($70K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of New York, N.Y. — at $45K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $98K annually) in Florida.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $114K per year for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Information Systems Security Professionals with credentials; these people earn around $110K annually on average. The best paid folks at United Airlines, Inc. have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), earning about $115K per year.

Skills

The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $88K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; around one in five deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in four respondents receiving paid vacation and close to one-fifth of workers receiving sick leave. A majority of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for most respondents and dental coverage for a large number of respondents. Some other perks are life insurance, a casual working environment, flight discounts / free flights, and travel - international/exotic.

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66%
Male
34%
Female
55%
Male
45%
Female
61%
Male
39%
Female
61%
Male
39%
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Key Stats for United Airlines, Inc.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %
Salary
$37,351 - $77,694
Salary
$48,199 - $106,943

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 122 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
27%

About This Company

Chicago 

1926

Transportation

United Airlines

United Airlines, Inc. pays its employees an average of $72,921 a year. Salaries at United Airlines, Inc. range from an average of $42,092 to $128,134 a year. United Airlines, Inc. employees with the job title Airline Captain make the most with an average annual salary of $174,782, while employees with the title Customer Support Representative make the least with an average annual salary of $35,240.

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