How much does a Flight Attendant make?

Updated Dec 7, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$47,563 /yr
Average Base Pay

12 salaries

$17K

Low

$48K

Average

$131K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Flight Attendant make? The national average salary for a Flight Attendant is $47,563 in United States. Filter by location to see Flight Attendant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 12 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Flight Attendant employees.

Seniority Levels

L1
Flight Attendant Trainee$40,268 /yr
L2
Flight Attendant$47,563 /yr
L4
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American Airlines
3.9

American Airlines

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $9 - $278
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$9

$278

$9 - $278 Range

United Airlines
4.1

United Airlines

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $6 - $168

$6

$168

$6 - $168 Range

Delta Air Lines
4.4

Delta Air Lines

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $7 - $108

$7

$108

$7 - $108 Range

SkyWest Airlines
4

SkyWest Airlines

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $2 - $94

$2

$94

$2 - $94 Range

Republic Airways
3.4

Republic Airways

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $6 - $15K

$6

$15K

$6 - $15,094 Range

Mesa Air
3.1

Mesa Air

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $1 - $46

$1

$46

$1 - $46 Range

Southwest Airlines
4.3

Southwest Airlines

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $7 - $78

$7

$78

$7 - $78 Range

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Spirit Airlines
3.8

Spirit Airlines

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $8 - $54

$8

$54

$8 - $54 Range

Frontier Airlines
3.7

Frontier Airlines

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $6 - $66

$6

$66

$6 - $66 Range

ExpressJet Airlines
3.6

ExpressJet Airlines

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $4 - $144

$4

$144

$4 - $144 Range

PSA Airlines
3.4

PSA Airlines

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $5 - $37

$5

$37

$5 - $37 Range

Endeavor Air
3.8

Endeavor Air

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $0 - $19K

$0

$19K

$0 - $18,577 Range

JetBlue
4.1

JetBlue

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $4 - $76

$4

$76

$4 - $76 Range

Alaska Airlines
4

Alaska Airlines

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $9 - $67

$9

$67

$9 - $67 Range

Envoy Air
3.1

Envoy Air

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $6 - $41

$6

$41

$6 - $41 Range

GoJet Airlines
2.8

GoJet Airlines

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $6 - $33

$6

$33

$6 - $33 Range

Allegiant Air
4.2

Allegiant Air

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $9 - $39

$9

$39

$9 - $39 Range

Compass Airlines
3.1

Compass Airlines

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $8 - $33

$8

$33

$8 - $33 Range

Horizon Air
3.6

Horizon Air

Flight Attendant

$29,908

 /yr
Range: $18K - $82K

$18K

$82K

$18,260 - $81,680 Range

Trans States
2.9

Trans States

Flight Attendant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $8 - $36

$8

$36

$8 - $36 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Flight Attendant salaries

The national average salary for a Flight Attendant is $47,563 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Flight Attendant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 12 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Flight Attendant employees.

The highest salary for a Flight Attendant in United States is $131,492 per year.

The lowest salary for a Flight Attendant in United States is $17,204 per year.

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