Flight Attendant salary in California

Average salary
$37,500/yr
Based on 1,710 income tax records
$17,500
$84,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$26K
 
$35K
 
$40K
 
$45K
 
$48K
$17,500
$84,000
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 1,710 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Flight Attendant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Flight Attendant salary can vary between $17,500 to $84,000 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, California
20 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$22K – $88K
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Southwest Airlines, California
162 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$19K – $88K
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American Airlines, California
246 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$20K – $75K
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Delta Air Lines, California
183 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$20K – $80K
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United Airlines, California
361 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$18K – $97K
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JetBlue Airways, California
37 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$19K – $76K
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Alaska Airlines, California
284 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$18K – $80K
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Frontier Airlines, California
13 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$20K – $40K
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Spirit Airlines, California
14 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$16K – $30K
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SkyWest Airlines, California
112 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$17K – $39K

Flight Attendant demographics in California

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77% are single
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23% are married
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17% have kids
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40% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Flight Attendants in California

1,710 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a flight attendant in California is $37,500 per year. Flight attendant salaries in California can vary between $17,500 to $84,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,710 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as flight attendant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for flight attendants in California: Hawaiian Airlines ($62,500 a year), Southwest Airlines ($43,000 a year), and American Airlines ($40,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for flight attendants in California: Alameda, CA ($61,000 a year), Pacifica, CA ($51,500 a year), and Carlsbad, CA ($45,000 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.