Compare Alaska Airlines vs Virgin America BETA

See how working at Alaska Airlines vs. Virgin America 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. Virgin America. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Alaska Airlines

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Virgin America

Employee Ratings

  • Alaska Airlines scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Virgin America scored higher in 1 area: Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 807 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 334 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Alaska Airlines employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Alaska Airlines employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Alaska Airlines employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Alaska Airlines Ceo Ben Minicucci
89%
89%Ben Minicucci
Alaska Airlines employees rated their CEO Approval 36% higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Virgin America Ceo C. David Cush
53%
53%C. David Cush
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Alaska Airlines employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
75%
Alaska Airlines employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 31% higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
44%

Salaries

Alaska Airlines has 712 more total submitted salaries than Virgin America.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Agent56 Salaries
$16/hr
Software Engineer19 Salaries
$114,000/yr
Director14 Salaries
$148,308/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Guest Services Teammate15 Salaries
$14/hr
Aircraft Maintenance Technician5 Salaries
$66,460/yr
Manager8 Salaries
$96,429/yr

What Employees Say

  • Alaska Airlines had 78 more reviews than Virgin America that mentioned "Flight benefits" as a Pro.
  • Alaska Airlines had 38 more reviews than Virgin America that mentioned "Travel benefits" as a Pro.
  • Alaska Airlines had 14 more reviews than Virgin America that mentioned "Low pay" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 122 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 65 reviews)
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 44 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 27 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 37 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 23 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 23 reviews)
"Work rules"(in 17 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Call Center Agent

I have been working at Alaska Airlines full-time for less than a year

Pros

Benefits Space to grow within company

Cons

No set schedule per week

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Virgin America full-time

Pros

Great teammates and great place to work.

Cons

Sad VX was acquired by Alaska Airlines.

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