Flight Attendant salary in Chicago Metro Area, IL

Average salary
$36,000/yr
Based on 1,003 income tax records
$18,000
$83,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$18,000
$83,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Flight Attendants make?
The average total salary for a Flight Attendant is $36,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,003 TurboTax users who reported their job as Flight Attendant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Flight Attendant salary can vary between $18,000 to $83,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Flight Attendant salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Elgin, IL
11 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$38K – $61K
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Oak Park, IL
11 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$28K – $49K
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Chicago, IL
562 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$28K – $49K
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Schaumburg, IL
10 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$33K – $40K
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Des Plaines, IL
10 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$30K – $47K
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Naperville, IL
11 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$25K – $44K
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Indianapolis, IN
48 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$26K – $38K
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Milwaukee, WI
17 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$24K – $35K

Flight Attendant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Southwest Airlines, Cook County, IL
128 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$35K – $66K
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Delta Air Lines, Cook County, IL
31 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$33K – $57K
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United Airlines, DuPage County, IL
233 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$33K – $54K
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American Airlines, McHenry County, IL
202 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$32K – $51K
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Spirit Airlines, Cook County, IL
41 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$26K – $38K
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Frontier Airlines, Cook County, IL
17 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$21K – $37K
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SkyWest Airlines, Cook County, IL
54 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$23K – $28K
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Envoy Air, Cook County, IL
21 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$20K – $25K

Flight Attendant demographics in Chicago Metro Area, IL

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82% are single
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18% are married
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12% have kids
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26% own a home

Flight Attendant salaries by age in Chicago Metro Area, IL

$0
$13,375
$26,750
$40,125
$53,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

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

1,003 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a flight attendant in Chicago Metro Area, IL is $36,000 per year. Flight attendant salaries in Chicago Metro Area, IL can vary between $18,000 to $83,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,003 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 ($50,000 a year), Delta Air Lines ($46,000 a year), and United Airlines ($40,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for flight attendants near Chicago Metro Area, IL: Elgin, IL ($44,500 a year), Oak Park, IL ($38,000 a year), and Chicago, IL ($37,000 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.