Flight Attendant salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 18,023 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Flight Attendants make?
The average total salary for a Flight Attendant is $37,500 per year. This is based on data from 18,023 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Flight Attendant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Flight Attendant salary can vary between $18,000 to $82,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Flight Attendant salary by location

Flight Attendant salary by company

Average salary per year*
Salary range**
Hawaiian Airlines, Los Angeles County, CA
11 income tax records
$54K – $96K
Southwest Airlines, Osceola County, FL
12 income tax records
$35K – $100K
Delta Air Lines, Washington County, MN
10 income tax records
$44K – $79K
United Airlines, Broward County, FL
19 income tax records
$27K – $86K
American Airlines, DuPage County, IL
16 income tax records
$31K – $99K
JetBlue Airways, Queens County, NY
26 income tax records
$28K – $75K
Alaska Airlines, San Francisco County, CA
19 income tax records
$33K – $89K
Allegiant Air, Charlotte County, FL
15 income tax records
$27K – $52K
Frontier Airlines, Arapahoe County, CO
20 income tax records
$24K – $74K
Spirit Airlines, Dallas County, TX
31 income tax records
$20K – $47K
Flight Services International, Harris County, TX
43 income tax records
$25K – $52K
Sun Country, Hennepin County, MN
12 income tax records
$18K – $53K
PSA Airlines, Montgomery County, OH
15 income tax records
$17K – $42K
SkyWest Airlines, Dallas County, TX
14 income tax records
$17K – $46K
Envoy Air, Tarrant County, TX
13 income tax records
$15K – $43K
Mesa Airlines, Harris County, TX
42 income tax records
$18K – $30K

Flight Attendant demographics in United States

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75% are single
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25% are married
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18% have kids
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41% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Flight Attendants in United States

18,023 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a flight attendant in the United States is $37,500 per year. Flight attendant salaries in the United States can vary between $18,000 to $82,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 18,023 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as flight attendant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for flight attendants in the United States: Hawaiian Airlines ($78,000 a year), Southwest Airlines ($75,500 a year), and Delta Air Lines ($66,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for flight attendants in the United States: Baltimore Metro Area, MD ($45,500 a year), Anchorage Metro Area, AK ($45,000 a year), and Boston Metro Area, MA ($42,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.