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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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  • Nov 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Flight Attendant in Atlanta, Georgia

    Delta Airlines takes excellent care of their employees. Flexible work schedule. Great retirement plans. Generous company perks.

  • Nov 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Customer Service Representative in Atlanta, Georgia

    Travel benefits one of the best of the industry, Profit sharing and performance bonus.

  • Oct 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    The flight benefits are (of course) amazing. We get to do so much more travel with our young family than we ever would otherwise. The insurance is much better than I had realized vs. all of my friends and family at other companies. The cost is reasonable, and shared by the company. The 401k match is 1-for-1 up to 6%, and the company contributes an additional 2% (maybe 3% now) on top of that, so for putting in 6%, you see approx. 15% of your annual salary headed into your 401k. Also, profit sharing (very generous - absolutely the best in the industry!). Delta paid out the highest single employee bonus in the history of the USA - of any company - ever. WOW!

  • Nov 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Atlanta, Georgia

    no paid paternity leaves, flight benefit is great

  • Oct 22, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Flight Attendant in Atlanta, Georgia

    401k auto 3% with optional 6% matching. Great health insurance but high deductible. Flight benefits for you and family.

  • Oct 28, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current IT in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Great thing, they put 3% toward 401k even if i don't contribute anything. Then another 6% match

  • Oct 17, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Ramp Agent in New York, New York State

    Personal time off, sick days, holidays, 401k, profit sharing, flight benefits

  • Oct 29, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current IT Manager in Eagan, Minnesota

    Company match is good

  • Oct 25, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Facilities Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

    The one perk that is hard to beat is the flight privileges. Anywhere in the continental is free with minimal flight charges for international flights.

  • Oct 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Baggage Handler in Anchorage, Alaska

    Profit sharing every year and roll over

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