Compare Alaska Airlines vs Delta Air Lines BETA

See how working at Alaska Airlines vs. Delta Air Lines compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Alaska Airlines vs. Delta Air Lines. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Alaska Airlines

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Delta Air Lines

Employee Ratings

  • Alaska Airlines scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Delta Air Lines scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 779 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 3839 reviews)
Delta Air Lines employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Alaska Airlines employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.2
Delta Air Lines employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Alaska Airlines employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
Delta Air Lines employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Alaska Airlines employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
4.0
Delta Air Lines employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Alaska Airlines employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
4.0
Delta Air Lines employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Alaska Airlines employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.4
Delta Air Lines employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Alaska Airlines employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Alaska Airlines Ceo Ben Minicucci
100%
100%Ben Minicucci
Alaska Airlines employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Delta Air Lines employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Delta Air Lines Ceo Ed Bastian
95%
95%Ed Bastian
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Delta Air Lines employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Alaska Airlines employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Positive Business Outlook
70%

Salaries

Delta Air Lines has 3,824 more total submitted salaries than Alaska Airlines.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Flight Attendant148 Salaries
$25/hr
Customer Service Agent116 Salaries
$16/hr
Director14 Salaries
$155,894/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Flight Attendant726 Salaries
$33/hr
Customer Service Representative369 Salaries
$19/hr
Manager73 Salaries
$114,542/yr

What Employees Say

  • Delta Air Lines had 495 more reviews than Alaska Airlines that mentioned "Flight benefits" as a Pro.
  • Delta Air Lines had 233 more reviews than Alaska Airlines that mentioned "Travel benefits" as a Pro.
  • Delta Air Lines had 73 more reviews than Alaska Airlines that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 122 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 65 reviews)
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 617 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 298 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 37 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 23 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 96 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 81 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Customer Care Representative

I worked at Alaska Airlines full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

only retired to care for my dying Father.

Cons

I have no cons, Alaska Airlines is the best.

Advice to Management

Management was always kind hearted and fair to all of their employees.

"Awesome Company"Jun 18, 2021

Current Employee - Customer Service Representative

I have been working at Delta Air Lines full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

I love working for Delta Air Lines The benefits are awesome!

Cons

I don’t have any complaints I love working for this wonderful company!

Advice to Management

Management at my station are awesome!

Job Postings

Delta Air Lines has 374 more recently posted open jobs than Alaska Airlines.