Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Flight Attendant make in Chicago, IL?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$68,634 / yrTotal Pay
$51,322 / yrBase Pay
$17,313 / yrAdditional Pay

$68,634

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$43K$111K
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The estimated total pay for a Flight Attendant is $68,634 per year in the Chicago, IL area, with an average salary of $51,322 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $17,313 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Flight Attendant Trainee in Chicago, IL

$47,447 /yr
Flight Attendant Trainee
$68,634 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Flight Attendant in Chicago, IL

Some related job titles are Cabin Crew Salaries with median pay of $68,924, Flight Attendant Salaries with median pay of $43,006, International Flight Attendant Salaries with median pay of $60,867, Cabin Crew Salaries with median pay of $68,924.

Top Paying Companies

For a Flight Attendant in Chicago, IL

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Flight Attendant in Chicago, IL. Employers include Amazon, Envoy and MetLife.

1
Amazon
$179,660/yr
2
Envoy
$164,494/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Flight Attendant in Chicago, IL

The top 5 paying industries for a Flight Attendant in Chicago, IL are Information Technology with a median total pay of $172,077, Insurance with a median total pay of $132,407, Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $106,560, Restaurants & Food Service with a median total pay of $104,064, and Healthcare with a median total pay of $85,715.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$172,077

    50% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$132,407

    35% Higher than other industries

  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$106,560

    19% Higher than other industries

  • Restaurants & Food ServiceRestaurants & Food Service$104,064

    17% Higher than other industries

  • HealthcareHealthcare$85,715

    0% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Flight Attendant are Amazon and Envoy.

AmazonAmazon$179,660/yr
EnvoyEnvoy$164,494/yr

Flight Attendant pay FAQ in Chicago, IL

The average salary for a Flight Attendant is $51,322 per year in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 15974 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Flight Attendant employees in Chicago, IL.

The highest salary for a Flight Attendant in Chicago, IL is $79,452 per year.

The lowest salary for a Flight Attendant in Chicago, IL is $33,151 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Flight Attendant or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Flight Attendant.