Southwest Airlines Employee Benefit: 401K Plan | Glassdoor

Southwest Airlines 401K Plan

Updated Apr 29, 2016

221 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

Southwest Airlines offers a 401(k) plan for eligible employees with up to a 9.3% match.


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Employee Comments

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  • Mar 18, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Baltimore, Maryland

    Excellent funds available, Roth and non-Roth accounts, PCRA available, superb matching. Industry leading!!

  • Jan 25, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Dallas, Texas

    matches almost 10%. which is way more than most.

  • Jan 15, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Customer Service and Sales in Phoenix, Arizona

    Southwest has great benefits for their employees

  • Jan 15, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Atlanta, Georgia

    The 401K is a great way to plan for retirement with generous matching. It is self-managed online, which is convenient.

  • Jan 14, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Flight Attendant in Orlando, Florida

    They offer a great match opportunity.

  • Jan 02, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Analyst in Dallas, Texas

    9% match is well above most companies. It may even be increasing slightly. Check out other company matching percentages and you'll see that this is indeed a great benefit.

  • Nov 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Ramp and Operations Agent in El Paso, Texas

    They offer a good company match of just under 8%. The options for investing in your 401k are diversified and you can choose aggressive funds or conservative funds. The company that handles the 401k plans sends out newsletters on a regular basis. If you prefer to check more often, you can create an online account to check on your progress as often as you like.

  • Nov 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Flight Attendant in Dallas, Texas

    You get matched at 9.8%

  • Nov 28, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStarEmployee

    Provides many options and company match is great.

  • Nov 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Airline Pilot in Baltimore, Maryland

    Extensive choices for investment, highly rated plan


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