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)
3.7
(based on 2684 reviews)
4.3
(based on 1812 reviews)
Career Opportunities
3.5
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
4.3
Work-life balance
3.3
3.8
Senior Management
2.8
3.8
Culture & Values
3.3
4.4
CEO Approval
American Airlines Ceo Doug Parker
56%Doug Parker
Southwest Airlines Ceo Gary C. Kelly
91%Gary C. Kelly
% Recommend to a friend
69%
84%
Positive Business Outlook
52%
83%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Representative1 Salaries
€20,138/yr
Cabin Crew1 Salaries
€2,006/mo
There are no salaries matching this company.

What Employees Say

Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 444 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 266 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 210 reviews)
"Flight benefits"(in 166 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 79 reviews)
"Passengers"(in 53 reviews)
"Mandatory overtime"(in 84 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

"Great compnay"5 Dec 2019

Current Employee - Ramp Agent Superviros

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

Advice to Management

Keep inspiring and investing in your people you're doing great!

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