Compare Southwest Airlines vs JetBlue BETA

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

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JetBlue

Employee Ratings

  • Southwest Airlines scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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)
4.5
(based on 2459 reviews)
Southwest Airlines employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than JetBlue employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 1552 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
Southwest Airlines employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than JetBlue employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Southwest Airlines employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than JetBlue employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.0
Southwest Airlines employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than JetBlue employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.5
Southwest Airlines employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than JetBlue employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Southwest Airlines Ceo Gary C. Kelly
96%
96%Gary C. Kelly
Southwest Airlines employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than JetBlue employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
JetBlue Ceo Robin Hayes
88%
88%Robin Hayes
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
88%
Southwest Airlines employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than JetBlue employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
76%
Southwest Airlines employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than JetBlue employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
68%

Salaries

Southwest Airlines has 1,784 more total submitted salaries than JetBlue.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Flight Attendant365 Salaries
$29/hr
Customer Service Representative370 Salaries
$16/hr
Intern125 Salaries
$14/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Flight Attendant291 Salaries
$23/hr
Customer Service69 Salaries
$21/hr
Ground Operations58 Salaries
$15/hr

What Employees Say

  • JetBlue had 45 more reviews than Southwest Airlines that mentioned "Flight benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Mandatory overtime" was the most mentioned Con at Southwest Airlines.
  • "Crewmembers" was the most mentioned Con at JetBlue.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 258 reviews)
"Flight benefits"(in 191 reviews)
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 236 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 113 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Mandatory overtime"(in 97 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 59 reviews)
Cons
"Crewmembers"(in 50 reviews)
"Airlines"(in 49 reviews)
Featured Review
"AWESOME"Jun 16, 2021

Current Employee - Senior Project Manager

I have been working at Southwest Airlines full-time

Pros

Best place to work in the world

Cons

There are no cons for me

Current Employee - Supervisor

I have been working at JetBlue full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Benefits, Culture, Community Service, Growth, Stock Purchase Plan, Diversity

Cons

Schedule, Processes, Work Life Balance, Values

Job Postings

JetBlue has 48 more recently posted open jobs than Southwest Airlines.