Compare American Airlines vs JetBlue BETA

See how working at American Airlines vs. JetBlue 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 American Airlines vs. JetBlue. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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American Airlines

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JetBlue

Employee Ratings

  • American Airlines scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • JetBlue scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 3167 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 1271 reviews)
JetBlue employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than American Airlines employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.7
JetBlue employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than American Airlines employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.8
JetBlue employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than American Airlines employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.2
JetBlue employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than American Airlines employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
4.0
JetBlue employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than American Airlines employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Airlines Ceo Doug Parker
55%
55%Doug Parker
CEO Approval
JetBlue Ceo Robin Hayes
82%
82%Robin Hayes
JetBlue employees rated their CEO Approval 27% higher than American Airlines employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
JetBlue employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than American Airlines employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
30%
Positive Business Outlook
52%
JetBlue employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 22% higher than American Airlines employees rated theirs.

Salaries

American Airlines has 3,312 more total submitted salaries than JetBlue.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Analyst94 Salaries
$80,356/yr
Fleet Service Clerk42 Salaries
$15/hr
Customer Service Manager90 Salaries
$59,885/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst51 Salaries
$65,908/yr
Airport Operations Crew Member87 Salaries
$14/hr
Reservations Agent34 Salaries
$11/hr

What Employees Say

  • American Airlines had 308 more reviews than JetBlue that mentioned "Flight benefits" as a Pro.
  • American Airlines had 236 more reviews than JetBlue that mentioned "Travel benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at American Airlines.
  • "Crewmembers" was the most mentioned Con at JetBlue.
Pros
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 527 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 338 reviews)
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 219 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 102 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 90 reviews)
"Flight benefits"(in 57 reviews)
Cons
"Crewmembers"(in 49 reviews)
"Airlines"(in 43 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Airline Pilot

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

Pros

Good people who are willing to pass on knowledge.

Cons

Too acronyms and no where (any resource) to decipher it.

Current Employee - In Flight Crew Member

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

Pros

They stand by their core values, very cultured. Amazing work environment and they truly care about their employees

Cons

None I can say .. they are perfect

Job Postings

American Airlines has 53 more recently posted open jobs than JetBlue.