Southwest Airlines Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 3,373 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: July 12, 2018
Popular JobsAverage SalarySalary Distribution
$35,134 per year
  • Most Reported
$14,000
$77,000
66 salaries reported
$31,135 per year
$14,000
$88,000
41 salaries reported
$49,496 per year
$14,000
$165,000
9 salaries reported
$121,093 per year
$14,500
$154,700
45 salaries reported
$14.95 per hour
$7.25
$21.20
Administrative AssistanceAverage SalarySalary Distribution
45 salaries reported
$14.95 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$21.20
14 salaries reported
$15.19 per hour
$7.25
$21.20
35 salaries reported
$12.31 per hour
$7.25
$21.20
12 salaries reported
$12.62 per hour
$7.25
$21.20
5 salaries reported
$18.93 per hour
$7.25
$21.20
Customer ServiceAverage SalarySalary Distribution
$35,134 per year
  • Most Reported
$14,000
$77,000
$39,122 per year
$14,000
$77,000
10 salaries reported
$50,602 per year
$14,000
$77,000
8 salaries reported
$28,770 per year
$14,000
$77,000
$33,122 per year
$14,000
$77,000
ManagementAverage SalarySalary Distribution
11 salaries reported
$14.41 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$29.55
7 salaries reported
$21.77 per hour
$7.25
$29.55
26 salaries reported
$12.88 per hour
$7.25
$29.55
5 salaries reported
$24.49 per hour
$7.25
$29.55
11 salaries reported
$15.00 per hour
$7.25
$29.55
Information Design & DocumentationAverage SalarySalary Distribution
7 salaries reported
$15.00 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$39.25
14 salaries reported
$15.63 per hour
$7.25
$39.25
13 salaries reported
$16.02 per hour
$7.25
$39.25
9 salaries reported
$12.00 per hour
$7.25
$39.25
7 salaries reported
$65,546 per year
$14,500
$78,500
Software DevelopmentAverage SalarySalary Distribution
14 salaries reported
$15.80 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$77.35
16 salaries reported
$15.36 per hour
$7.25
$77.35
9 salaries reported
$121,093 per year
$14,500
$154,700
$65.00 per hour
$7.25
$77.35
5 salaries reported
$86,192 per year
$14,500
$154,700
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Common benefits at Southwest Airlines

  • 401K Plan
  • Employee Discounts
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
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What people say about working at Southwest Airlines

  • great job

    5.0
    the pay is great, the workplace is usually good, the hardest part about this job would be the amount of hours you have to work and that leaves no room for a personal life.
    CUSTOMER SERVICE AGENT (Former Employee)
    Arlington, VA - May 15, 2017
  • Best Job Ever

    5.0
    If you want a test this is the job for you. Airport life is hectic but fun. Southwest knows how to have fun. Benefits include unlimited free flights for you and your parents as well as a companion or your significant other. Day at the ticket counter ...
    Customer Service Agent, Gate Agent (Former Employee)
    Arlington, VA - January 8, 2016
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