Compare United Airlines vs Virgin America BETA

See how working at United Airlines vs. Virgin America 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 United Airlines vs. Virgin America. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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United Airlines

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Virgin America

Employee Ratings

  • United Airlines scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Virgin America scored higher in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 3076 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 332 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
United Airlines employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
United Airlines employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
United Airlines employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.2
Virgin America employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than United Airlines employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
United Airlines Ceo Scott Kirby
N/AScott Kirby
CEO Approval
Virgin America Ceo C. David Cush
51%
51%C. David Cush
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
83%
United Airlines employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
51%
United Airlines employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
43%

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What Employees Say

  • United Airlines had 414 more reviews than Virgin America that mentioned "Flight benefits" as a Pro.
  • United Airlines had 267 more reviews than Virgin America that mentioned "Travel benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Flight attendants" was the most mentioned Con at United Airlines.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Virgin America.
Pros
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 458 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 294 reviews)
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 44 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 27 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Flight attendants"(in 68 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 66 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 23 reviews)
"Alaska airlines"(in 17 reviews)
Featured Review
"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

"virgin great"29 Mar 2018

Former Employee - Cabin Crew

I worked at Virgin America full-time

Pros

plenty - pay - hours - staff - uniform

Cons

none - i love this company so friendly

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