Flight Attendant salary in Chicago Metro Area, IL

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Based on 858 income tax records
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How much do Flight Attendants make?
The average total salary for a Flight Attendant is $37,000 per year. This is based on data from 858 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 $82,500 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 company

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Salary range**
Southwest Airlines, Cook County, IL
104 income tax records
$25K – $115K
American Airlines, Cook County, IL
158 income tax records
$20K – $66K
United Airlines, Cook County, IL
181 income tax records
$20K – $79K
Frontier Airlines, Cook County, IL
17 income tax records
$20K – $49K
Delta Air Lines, Cook County, IL
27 income tax records
$19K – $85K
Spirit Airlines, Cook County, IL
36 income tax records
$15K – $53K
SkyWest Airlines, Cook County, IL
53 income tax records
$17K – $39K

Flight Attendant demographics in Chicago Metro Area, IL

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81% are single
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19% are married
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12% have kids
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31% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Flight Attendants in Chicago Metro Area, IL

858 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a flight attendant in Chicago Metro Area, IL is $37,000 per year. Flight attendant salaries in Chicago Metro Area, IL can vary between $17,500 to $82,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 858 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as flight attendant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for flight attendants near Chicago Metro Area, IL: Southwest Airlines ($53,500 a year), American Airlines ($41,000 a year), and United Airlines ($38,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for flight attendants near Chicago Metro Area, IL: Aurora, IL ($52,500 a year), Naperville, IL ($47,000 a year), and Elgin, IL ($40,500 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.