Flight Attendant Salaries in United Kingdom

Updated 26 Nov 2023
Base Pay Range
£20K - £38K/yr
Average Base Pay

156 salaries

£20K

Low

£28K

Average

£38K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Flight attendant make? The national average salary for a Flight attendant is £27,788 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Flight attendant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 156 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Flight attendant employees.

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in United Kingdom

£29,575 /yr
Flight Attendant Trainee
£27,788 /yr
Flight Attendant
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Job TitleSalary
Flight Attendant Trainee£29,575 /yr
Flight Attendant£27,788 /yr
What is the salary trajectory for a Flight Attendant Trainee?

in United Kingdom

£29,575 /yr
Flight Attendant Trainee
£27,788 /yr
Flight Attendant
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What is the salary trajectory for a Flight Attendant Trainee?

Job TitleSalary
Flight Attendant Trainee£29,575 /yr
Flight Attendant£27,788 /yr

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British Airways
3.4

British Airways

Flight Attendant

£22,319

 /yr
Range: £13K - £39K
42 salaries
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£13K

£39K

£12,541 - £38,785 Range

easyJet
4.2

easyJet

Flight Attendant

£24,001

 /yr
Range: £12K - £36K
40 salaries
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£12K

£36K

£11,757 - £35,890 Range

Ryanair
3.2

Ryanair

Flight Attendant - Monthly

£1,472

 /mo
Range: £922 - £3K
28 salaries
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£922

£3K

£922 - £3,489 Range

Cathay Pacific
3.2

Cathay Pacific

Flight Attendant - Monthly

£2,163

 /mo
Range: £1K - £3K
13 salaries
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£1K

£3K

£1,223 - £3,106 Range

Norwegian Air Shuttle
4

Norwegian Air Shuttle

Flight Attendant - Monthly

£1,748

 /mo
Range: £1K - £2K
11 salaries
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£1K

£2K

£1,275 - £2,200 Range

Qantas
3.6

Qantas

Flight Attendant

£25,091

 /yr
Range: £16K - £32K
9 salaries
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£16K

£32K

£16,297 - £32,000 Range

British Airways
3.4

British Airways

Flight Attendant

£19,104

 /yr
Range: £16K - £33K
7 salaries
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£16K

£33K

£15,748 - £32,515 Range

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Virgin Atlantic
3.4

Virgin Atlantic

Flight Attendant

£21,011

 /yr
Range: £16K - £26K
7 salaries
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£16K

£26K

£15,920 - £25,769 Range

Wizz Air
3.3

Wizz Air

Flight Attendant

£25,027

 /yr
Range: £22K - £28K
7 salaries
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£22K

£28K

£21,654 - £28,000 Range

Ryanair DAC
3.1

Ryanair DAC

Flight Attendant - Monthly

£1,582

 /mo
Range: £967 - £2K
4 salaries
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£967

£2K

£967 - £2,238 Range

Air New Zealand
4.1

Air New Zealand

Flight Attendant

£32,738

 /yr
Range: £21K - £38K
4 salaries
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£21K

£38K

£20,801 - £38,177 Range

easyJet
4.2

easyJet

Flight Attendant - Monthly Contractor

£1,976

 /mo
Range: £2K - £2K
3 salaries
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£2K

£2K

£1,975 - £2,199 Range

Virgin Atlantic
3.4

Virgin Atlantic

Flight Attendant

£14,164

 /yr
Range: £10K - £17K
3 salaries
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£10K

£17K

£9,817 - £17,478 Range

Ryanair
3.2

Ryanair

Flight Attendant - Monthly Contractor

£1,592

 /mo
Range: £1K - £3K
3 salaries
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£1K

£3K

£1,476 - £2,957 Range

Virgin Media
3.6

Virgin Media

Flight Attendant
About 

£18K -£26K

2 salaries
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£18K

£26K

£18,493 - £25,898 Range

TUI Group
4

TUI Group

Flight Attendant
About 

£27K -£41K

2 salaries
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£27K

£41K

£26,864 - £40,529 Range

easyJet
4.2

easyJet

Flight Attendant
About 

£14K -£37K

2 salaries
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£14K

£37K

£13,875 - £37,153 Range

DONE by NONE
4

DONE by NONE

Flight Attendant - Hourly
About 

£10 -£602

 hourly
2 salaries
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£10

£602

£10 - £602 Range

US Air Force
4.1

US Air Force

Flight Attendant
About 

£24K -£28K

2 salaries
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£24K

£28K

£23,931 - £27,610 Range

Crewlink
2.3

Crewlink

Flight Attendant - Hourly
About 

£8 -£23

 hourly
2 salaries
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£8

£23

£8 - £23 Range

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Flight Attendant Salaries

Job TitleSalary
Flight Attendant salaries - 42 salaries reported£22,319/yr
Flight Attendant salaries - 40 salaries reported£24,001/yr
Flight Attendant salaries - 28 salaries reported£1,472/mo
Flight Attendant salaries - 13 salaries reported£2,163/mo
Flight Attendant salaries - 11 salaries reported£1,748/mo
Flight Attendant salaries - 9 salaries reported£25,091/yr
Flight Attendant salaries - 7 salaries reported£19,104/yr
Flight Attendant salaries - 7 salaries reported£21,011/yr
Flight Attendant salaries - 7 salaries reported£25,027/yr
Flight Attendant salaries - 4 salaries reported£1,582/mo
Flight Attendant salaries - 4 salaries reported£32,738/yr
Flight Attendant salaries - 3 salaries reported£1,976/mo
Flight Attendant salaries - 3 salaries reported£14,164/yr
Flight Attendant salaries - 3 salaries reported£1,592/mo
Flight Attendant salaries - 2 salaries reported£22,195/yr
Flight Attendant salaries - 2 salaries reported£33,613/yr
Flight Attendant salaries - 2 salaries reported£25,048/yr
Flight Attendant salaries - 2 salaries reported£295/hr
Flight Attendant salaries - 2 salaries reported£25,686/yr
Flight Attendant salaries - 2 salaries reported£15/hr
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Frequently asked questions about a Flight Attendant salaries

The average salary for a Flight Attendant is £27,788 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 156 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Flight Attendant employees in United Kingdom.

The highest salary for a Flight Attendant in United Kingdom is £37,712 per year.

The lowest salary for a Flight Attendant in United Kingdom is £20,475 per year.

A career as a flight attendant allows for extensive travel. In addition to paying a salary with benefits, airlines generally provide stipends for meals and accommodations, as well as discounted or free personal travel. Flight attendants with proficiency in more than one language, as well as flight attendants with extensive work experience, are in especially high demand and may secure higher paying roles. Opportunities to progress into higher paid roles include becoming a senior flight attendant or cabin crew member.

Are you looking for ways to increase your salary in your career as a flight attendant? Enhancing key skills, such as customer service, organisation, dispute resolution, and interpersonal communication can make you more competitive in the job market. Most airlines are likely to pay extra if you are fluent in particular languages and have a university degree. Supplementing your compulsory training with courses in areas such as first aid, food safety, sanitation, and fire safety will help demonstrate your commitment and may lead to higher-paying job opportunities. You could also consider becoming FAA certified for several types of aircraft to increase your cabin crew opportunities.

When negotiating your salary for a new flight attendant position, illustrate any previous experience you have in customer service, hospitality, emergency response, or healthcare capacities. Give details of desirable training and skills, such as language proficiency, administration experience, further education, and relevant specialist certifications. If you're wondering how to ask for a pay rise from your existing employer, consider your level of seniority and experience and how you excel over others in your position. Discuss additional responsibilities you've held in the past, such as cabin management or as lead flight attendant, highlight extra job training, and provide examples of when you've contributed to excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrated how you’re a team player, or resolved challenging situations.

About 64.88% of Flight Attendant professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £0 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of a Flight Attendant in United Kingdom as a good salary.

Flight Attendant professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £15,558 and £49,630 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £27,788 following the average career path of a Flight Attendant.

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