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Delta Air Lines Benefits

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Employer Summary

As an industry leader, Delta is proud to offer to all of our employees an appealing compensation package including competitive pay, excellent benefits and worldwide travel privileges.


  • Medical coverage, with options depending on where you live
  • Dental coverage with 3 options from which to choose
  • Vision coverage through Davis Vision
  • Domestic partner program which includes medical, dental and vision
  • Life insurance coverage of $50,000 provided by Delta
  • Optional additional life/dependent life/group accident/private pilot insurance
  • Optional disability benefit
  • Flexible spending accounts to cover eligible expenses
  • Employee assistance program, which focuses on your mental and emotional well being

Committed to maximizing your total compensation package and helping you plan for your financial future, Delta provides eligible employees access to a 401(k) savings plan, along with a profit sharing plan and a shared rewards program.

  • 401(k) plan with automatic enrollment, automatic company contribution equal to 2% of your eligible pay and a 100% company match for the first 6% you contribute
  • Profit sharing with eligibility beginning on day one of employment; payout levels and amounts can vary annually, but in 2007 Delta distributed more than 15% of its pre-tax income
  • Shared reward program with monthly payouts based on the achievement of company wide goals
  • Paid vacation, holiday and personal time
  • Free and reduced rate travel benefits for you and your eligible family members
  • Matching gifts to education programs, up to $2,000 per year
  • Adoption assistance program with eligibility beginning on day one of employment
  • Employee discounts on a variety of products and services
  • An employee-powered scholarship fund, which awarded a total of $1.09 million to 591 recipients in 2017.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Feb 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Customer Experience Supervisor in Atlanta, Georgia

    Best: Profit sharing. they pay 15% on company's profit to every employee every year. Health, vision and dental insurance is very good, and the pay you up to $150 per year if you register as a non-smoker Worst- Holiday have to be requested in advance

  • Feb 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Great company. Great strategy. Poor leadership, especially in IT, resulting in poor employee satisfaction

  • Feb 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Tulsa, Oklahoma

    The best part is the flying benefits, which can be extended not only for you but for both of your parents, spouse and even children.

  • Jan 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    FREE flight benefits Toxic negative environment to work in

  • Jan 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Aircraft Lead Agent in Atlanta, Georgia

    The best thing about working at Delta Airlines is the ability to fly anywhere in the United States and territories for FREE! To fly international, you only pay air taxes (example: to fly to London it was 150 bucks, to fly to Sydney it was 200 bucks). You and your family fly with these benefits, plus you get to add a companion who can fly anywhere, they just have to pay the air taxes (even in the US, which is still very cheap).

  • Feb 01, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Flight Attendant in Atlanta, Georgia

    Match 401k contributions to a point Profit sharing when goals are met Fair medical insurance in todays time

  • Jan 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Orlando, Florida

    Delta Air Lines has a very good flight benefits package alllowing you, your family and friends travel the world at a low cost.

  • Jan 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Atlanta, Georgia

    You get to fly almost anywhere for free, and work with the best company in the country

  • Jan 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Systems Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

    best insurance and 401k' worst-flights are always full so flight benefits are not worth much

  • Jan 24, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Strategic Planning Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

    Third-party contractors are not entitled to most meaningful benefits.

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