Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Flight Attendant make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$51,750 / yrTotal Pay
$40,731 / yrBase Pay
$11,019 / yrAdditional Pay

$51,750

 / yr
$33K$82K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Flight Attendant is $51,750 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $40,731 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 $11,019 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

$39,845 /yr
Flight Attendant Trainee
$51,750 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Flight Attendant

Some related job titles are Cabin Crew Salaries with median pay of $52,842, Flight Attendant Salaries with median pay of $37,382, International Flight Attendant Salaries with median pay of $44,747, Cabin Crew Salaries with median pay of $52,842.

Top Paying Companies

For a Flight Attendant in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Flight Attendant in United States. Employers include American Express, US Navy and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

1
American Express
$85,197/yr
6
Uber
$76,706/yr
10
AT&T
$71,639/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Flight Attendant in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Flight Attendant in United States are Financial Services with a median total pay of $83,742, Information Technology with a median total pay of $77,753, Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $73,757, Telecommunications with a median total pay of $70,792, and Manufacturing with a median total pay of $64,936.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$83,742

    36% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$77,753

    31% Higher than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$73,757

    27% Higher than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$70,792

    24% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$64,936

    18% Higher than other industries

Financial Services

Top paying companies in Financial Services for Flight Attendant are American Express, JPMorgan Chase & Co, and Wells Fargo.

American ExpressAmerican Express$85,197/yr
Wells FargoWells Fargo$74,126/yr

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Flight Attendant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$26

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Flight Attendant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Flight Attendant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$45

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Flight Attendant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$26

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Flight Coordinator

United States of America

 | <1 year

$45,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Flight Attendant

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$20,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Flight Coordinator

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$72,000

/yr

$70K | $2K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Flight Follower

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$19

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Aircrew Flight Equipment

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$55,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Flight Attendant pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Flight Attendant is $40,731 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Flight Attendant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 15298 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Flight Attendant employees.

The highest salary for a Flight Attendant in United States is $61,801 per year.

The lowest salary for a Flight Attendant in United States is $26,844 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.