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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  (142 comments)

    “The flights are free within the US and internationally you only pay taxes which is always less than $200. Absolutely amazing”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (66 comments)

    “start with two weeks of vacation and 56 hours of PPT. PPT bank rolls over and refreshes annually, vacation tops out at 5 weeks”

  • 401K Plan  (42 comments)

    “automatic 3% contribution and then the company also matches up to six percent”

  • Feb 19, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Atlanta, Georgia

    You get to travel the world for free. I have been to almost every continent.

  • Feb 14, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Atlanta, Georgia

    This is a great place to work, there are no cons. One youve been hired you will love your job forever guaranteed!

  • Feb 17, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Atlanta, Georgia

    The best thing about working for Delta is the benefits you get, even as a part time worker.

  • Feb 14, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Airline Pilot in Detroit, Michigan

    Lost our pension a while back. Holds up in current market.

  • Jan 12, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Flight Attendant in Detroit, Michigan

    Love that I can fly for free domestically and just for the taxes internationally.

  • Jan 27, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    6% Company match 40k. High deductible and premium cost for health Insurance.

  • Jan 27, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Atlanta, Georgia

    Flight benefits are great you will love it

  • Jan 25, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    Extremely flexible work schedule to fit lifestyle

  • Jan 15, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Customer Service in Ark, Missouri

    Great job enjoy yourself and all that cones with

  • Jan 11, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Kansas City, Missouri

    I like the family health insurance and the 401k. I am able to fly anywhere around the world.

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