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Flight Attendant in the United States

How much does a Flight Attendant earn in the United States? The average Flight Attendant salary in the United States is $74,053 as of December 01, 2018, but the range typically falls between $59,438 and $91,810. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

Attends to airplane passengers to ensure their safety while on the aircraft. Serves beverages and food and keeps the cabin clean for passengers' comfort. Maintains supplies on the plane. May require a

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  1. Down a level:

    Flight Medic

    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Flight Attendant

    3 - 5 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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