Compare Delta Air Lines vs United Airlines BETA

See how working at Delta Air Lines vs. United Airlines 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 Delta Air Lines vs. United Airlines. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Delta Air Lines

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United Airlines

Employee Ratings

  • Delta Air Lines scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % 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)
4.4
(based on 2860 reviews)
Delta Air Lines employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than United Airlines employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 3132 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Delta Air Lines employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than United Airlines employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Delta Air Lines employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than United Airlines employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Delta Air Lines employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than United Airlines employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Delta Air Lines Ceo Ed Bastian
93%
93%Ed Bastian
Delta Air Lines employees rated their CEO Approval 15% higher than United Airlines employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
United Airlines Ceo Scott Kirby
78%
78%Scott Kirby
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
92%
Delta Air Lines employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than United Airlines employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
64%
Delta Air Lines employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than United Airlines employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
47%

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What Employees Say

  • Delta Air Lines had 88 more reviews than United Airlines that mentioned "Flight benefits" as a Pro.
  • United Airlines had 23 more reviews than Delta Air Lines that mentioned "Travel benefits" as a Pro.
  • "No cons" was the most mentioned Con at Delta Air Lines.
  • "Flight attendants" was the most mentioned Con at United Airlines.
Pros
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 552 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 275 reviews)
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 464 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 298 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"No cons"(in 84 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 83 reviews)
Cons
"Flight attendants"(in 69 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 66 reviews)
Featured Review
"Average"24 Oct 2019

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Delta Air Lines full-time

Pros

All around good working environment

Cons

No cons experienced here tbh

"Sales Intern"31 Mar 2019

Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

I have been working at United Airlines

Pros

Amazing experience to meet and interact with corporate executives. Being an intern gives you plenty of opportunities to travel for business and fun.

Cons

Corporate working environment with thousands of co-workers

Job Postings

United Airlines has 7 more recently posted open jobs than Delta Air Lines.