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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 $74,598 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $59,875 and $92,484. 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.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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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 an associate's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. 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.

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    3 - 5 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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