The latest estimates by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that flight attendants make around $56,000 yearly. The lowest 10% earns below $48,000, while the highest 10% makes more than $80,000. Flight attendants usually receive an allowance for hotel expenses and meals and excellent health insurance. In some countries, the cabin crew doesn’t pay rent at all, as the airlines are responsible for finding them accommodation.
When it comes to the US, the salary level depends on the state. The highest-paying state for this profession is Oregon. In Oregon, flight attendants’ wages average around $80,410 a year. In Washington, they make $77,450, while earnings amount to $68,410 in Pennsylvania.
Other states where flight attendants make over $60,000 a year are Arizona, Florida, Massachusetts, and Indiana. The lowest-paying states in the US for flight attendants are Colorado, with an average salary of $47,150, and Utah, with an average of $48,250. Other low-paying states are New York, Minnesota, and California.