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Southwest Airlines Employee Reviews about "great benefits"

Updated 24 Mar 2020

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Southwest Airlines Chairman, President & CEO Gary C. Kelly
Gary C. Kelly
1,530 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits, great company with a heart(in 218 reviews)

  • "Flight benefits, 9% 401k company match, build your own paycheck(in 170 reviews)

Cons
  • "Also you will be the first to get mandatory overtime(in 93 reviews)

  • "There is no cons for who works hard(in 58 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome Job"

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    Current Employee - Ramp Agent in Manchester, NH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Southwest Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, decent pay, free travel!

    Cons

    Long hours, holidays, night shifts

    Southwest Airlines2020-03-24
  2. "Love my job"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Conseiller in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Southwest Airlines full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    great benefits, great workplace, great management

    Cons

    long hours, long nights, away from family sometimes for extended period

    Southwest Airlines2020-02-24
  3. "“Forced” positive work culture"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Southwest Airlines

    Pros

    Great people to work with, great benefits and profit sharing, Fly for free

    Cons

    Time off, SCHEDULE, 24 hour customer service, schedule changes every 3 months and is based on seniority, mandatory overtime, no time in between calls.

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    Southwest Airlines2020-02-25
  4. "Excellent Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Ground Operations 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Southwest Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, great company with a heart.

    Cons

    Mandatory overtime, working in inclement weather.

    Southwest Airlines2020-02-06
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Flight Attendant for 12 years"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Los Anglin, WV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Southwest Airlines full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, good pay, great benefits.

    Cons

    If you don't fit in to the "culture" you can feel out of place.

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    Southwest Airlines2020-01-18
  6. "Great Company!"

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    Former Employee - Team Leader Customer Service in Oakland, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Southwest Airlines full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great leadership, room for growth, great benefits!

    Cons

    Pay is so-so. Must be willing to move for career growth.

    Southwest Airlines2019-12-30
  7. "Great place to work, but micromanage"

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    Current Employee - Customer Relations in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Southwest Airlines full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits are great, but with any airline is pretty industry standard.

    Cons

    Working in Customer Relations, you must keep up with your stats, and the customer always comes first regardless how wrong the customer is.

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    Southwest Airlines2020-01-08
  8. "Great compnay"

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    Current Employee - Ramp Agent Superviros 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Southwest Airlines full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits, room for growth, and people to work with!

    Cons

    Long hours at times but lots of time off to offset this

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    Southwest Airlines2019-12-05
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Love it!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Ramp Agent 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Southwest Airlines part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great benefits! Flights, medical, profit sharing and employee matching!

    Cons

    Irregular Operations but this is just the airline industry!

    Southwest Airlines2019-11-10
  10. "Awesome Great Company!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Southwest Airlines full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Benefits all around, medical, 401k match, profit sharing, annually raises, contract positions, fly perks, flexible schedule after probation, we’re one team all heart, exceptional career advancement opportunities, organizations throughout the company to be apart of and its always some type of gratitude being shown to us rather its a free hat or t shirt down to lunch being provided or just a kick tail! Working for a company that make you feel appreciated goes along way.

    Cons

    Slow working software and entry level pay

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    Southwest Airlines2019-10-14
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