Flight Attendant salary in the United States

Average salary
$37,500/yr
Based on 18,023 income tax records
$18,000
$82,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$27K
 
$35K
 
$41K
 
$45K
 
$47K
$18,000
$82,000
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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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Flight Attendant salary by location

Flight Attendant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Hawaiian Airlines, Los Angeles County, CA
11 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$54K – $96K
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Southwest Airlines, Osceola County, FL
12 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$35K – $100K
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Delta Air Lines, Washington County, MN
10 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$44K – $79K
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United Airlines, Broward County, FL
19 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$27K – $86K
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American Airlines, DuPage County, IL
16 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$31K – $99K
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JetBlue Airways, Queens County, NY
26 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$28K – $75K
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Alaska Airlines, San Francisco County, CA
19 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$33K – $89K
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Allegiant Air, Charlotte County, FL
15 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$27K – $52K
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Frontier Airlines, Arapahoe County, CO
20 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$24K – $74K
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Spirit Airlines, Dallas County, TX
31 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$20K – $47K
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Flight Services International, Harris County, TX
43 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$25K – $52K
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Sun Country, Hennepin County, MN
12 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$18K – $53K
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PSA Airlines, Montgomery County, OH
15 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$17K – $42K
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SkyWest Airlines, Dallas County, TX
14 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$17K – $46K
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Envoy Air, Tarrant County, TX
13 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$15K – $43K
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Mesa Airlines, Harris County, TX
42 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$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).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.