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Flight attendant salary in United States

How much does a Flight Attendant make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $26,465
Low $14,500
High $49,035

The average salary for a flight attendant is $26,465 per year in the United States. 92 salaries reported, updated at November 22, 2022

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Top companies for Flight Attendants in United States

  1. Delta
    4,423 reviews9 salaries reported
    $78,071per year
  2. $51,740per year
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Highest paying cities for Flight Attendants near United States

  1. Houston, TX
    $49,201 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $44,211 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. San Francisco, CA
    $43,214 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $41,925 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $36,960 per year
    27 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $36,275 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Newark, NJ
    $34,607 per year
    11 salaries reported
  2. Miami, FL
    $34,317 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $26,472 per year
    7 salaries reported
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Where can a Flight Attendant earn more?

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Salary satisfaction

Based on 498 ratings

57% of Flight Attendants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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Common questions about salaries for a Flight Attendant

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