Compare American Airlines vs Southwest Airlines BETA

See how Southwest Airlines vs. American Airlines compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 2717 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 1829 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
4.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
4.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Airlines Ceo Doug Parker
56%
56%Doug Parker
CEO Approval
Southwest Airlines Ceo Gary C. Kelly
91%
91%Gary C. Kelly
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Positive Business Outlook
82%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Representative1 Salaries
€20,158/yr
There are no salaries matching this company.

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 451 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 270 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 213 reviews)
"Flight benefits"(in 166 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 79 reviews)
"Passengers"(in 53 reviews)
Cons
"Mandatory overtime"(in 87 reviews)
"No cons"(in 55 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Customer Service

I have been working at American Airlines part-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Free flights, career development, huge network

Cons

Because the company is so large consistency in different departments can be lacking

Current Employee - Customer Service Representative

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

Pros

Medical/Dental Benefits 401 match profit sharing travel benefits

Cons

stressful at times during weather delay

Job Postings