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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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  • Employee Discount  (125 comments)

    “Website with many discounts from different services”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (60 comments)

    “Vacation is competing but paid time off/sick leave is minimal and employees face discipline if they call off sick more than 2x per year..”

  • 401K Plan  (38 comments)

    “Some of the maintenance fees are expensive..is not a decent substitution for a pension..401k loan payments are not frozen when on medical leave or...”

  • Sep 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Atlanta, Georgia

    Giving part time employees full time rate of pay

  • Aug 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Gate Agent in Atlanta, Georgia

    The best thing is the benefits and the worst is the schedule

  • Sep 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Atlanta, Georgia

    Top of the line benefits, with free travel

  • Sep 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Mechanical Engineering Co-Op in Atlanta, Georgia

    Limited flight benefits for Co-ops, but no zed fare access and no S2's. Engineering Co-op pay is okay... No 401K matching until after 2 years of service

  • Aug 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Amazing flight benefits you can travel the wrold

  • Aug 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Atlanta, Georgia

    FA's Parents and their children get travel benefit

  • Aug 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Atlanta, Georgia

    travel benefits are awesome and worth it

  • Aug 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Best thing is free flights and discounted tickets. Horrible health insurance

  • Aug 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Cargo Agent in Atlanta, Georgia

    Awesome flight benefits. Can travel standby free in the US and only pay taxes on standby internationally.

  • Aug 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Los Angeles, California

    Overall Great benefits. Everything that you would need to support your family, they offer.

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