Compare American Airlines vs Virgin America BETA

See how working at American Airlines vs. Virgin America compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at American Airlines vs. Virgin America. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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American Airlines

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Virgin America

Employee Ratings

  • American Airlines scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and CEO Approval.
  • Virgin America scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 2910 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 332 reviews)
Virgin America employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than American Airlines employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
American Airlines employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
4.2
Virgin America employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than American Airlines employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Airlines Ceo Doug Parker
56%
56%Doug Parker
American Airlines employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Virgin America Ceo C. David Cush
51%
51%C. David Cush
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Virgin America employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than American Airlines employees rated theirs.

Salaries

American Airlines has 24 more total submitted salaries than Virgin America.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Reservations Agent2 Salaries
£19,626/yr
Graphic Designer1 Salaries
£31,182/yr
Director1 Salaries
£96,772/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Performane Improvement1 Salaries
£45,476/yr
Specialist1 Salaries
£72,080/yr

What Employees Say

  • American Airlines had 443 more reviews than Virgin America that mentioned "Flight benefits" as a Pro.
  • American Airlines had 268 more reviews than Virgin America that mentioned "Travel benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at American Airlines.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Virgin America.
Pros
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 487 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 295 reviews)
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 44 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 27 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 80 reviews)
"Flight benefits"(in 53 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 23 reviews)
"Alaska airlines"(in 17 reviews)
Featured Review
"Ccb"29 Jun 2020

Current Employee - Team Leader

I have been working at American Airlines full-time

Pros

Great team, profit share and benefits

Cons

Shift work and success attributed to global economy

Former Employee - Customer Service

I worked at Virgin America full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Best company I've ever worked for

Cons

They are no longer around

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