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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 $26.98
Low $17.12
High $42.51

The average salary for a flight attendant is $26.98 per hour in the United States. 1.8k salaries reported, updated at November 25, 2023

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Top companies for Flight Attendants in United States

  1. Delta Air Lines
    4,847 reviews177 salaries reported
    $34.68per hour
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Highest paying cities for Flight Attendants near United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $31.97 per hour
    44 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $31.60 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $30.86 per hour
    171 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $29.33 per hour
    119 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $28.73 per hour
    44 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $28.56 per hour
    230 salaries reported
  1. Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
    $28.20 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  2. Miami, FL
    $27.96 per hour
    51 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $27.20 per hour
    92 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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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Inflight Standards Manager

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Average $56,538 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Flight Attendant

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