How much does a Flight Attendant make in the United States? The average Flight Attendant salary in the United States is $80,731 as of August 29, 2022, but the range typically falls between $64,793 and $100,089. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $64,793 10% $50,282 90% $117,713 75% $100,089 $80,731 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Flight Attendant

Flight Attendant attends to airplane passengers to ensure their safety while on the aircraft. Serves beverages and food and keeps the cabin clean for passengers' comfort. Being a Flight Attendant maintains supplies on the plane. May require an associate degree or its equivalent. Additionally, Flight Attendant typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Flight Attendant typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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CPI Aerostructures, Inc. engages in the contract production of structural aircraft parts for fixed wing aircraft and helicopters in the commercial and defense markets. The company also offers aero systems, such as reconnaissance pod structures and fuel panel systems; and supplies parts for maintenance, repair, and over... More
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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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Skills associated with Flight Attendant: Aviation maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) software, Aviation Software, Flight Operations, Air Traffic Management ...More

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