Delta Air Lines

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Delta Air Lines hosts their Uniform Launch celebration in Atlanta, Ga, Minneapolis, MN, and Los Angeles, CA. on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.Courtesy of Delta

    Not many employees want to “check out” at this airline: The company has a crazy-low 2% annual turnover rate. Unconscious-bias and diversity training help make everyone feel valued here.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year98
    Years on list3
    HQ locationAtlanta
    Job openings (as of February 2019)193
    Revenue, 2018 or most recent year ($M)$44,438
    Year founded1928
    Type of organizationPublic
    Number of work sites109


    100% health coverageNo
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    Job sharingNo
    Subsidized childcareNo
    Compressed work weeksYes
    Fully-paid sabbaticalsNo
    On-site fitness/subsidized gymYes
    On-site medical care facilityYes
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientationYes
    Health insurance for part-timersYes
    Sick days for part-timersYes
    College tuition reimbursementNo
    Student loan debt repaymentNo
    Medical facility at all locationsNo


    % Minorities41%
    % African-American/Black20%
    % Asian8%
    % Caucasian/White59%
    % Hispanic/Latino10%
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1%
    % Two or more races1%
    % Unknown ethnicity-

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO27
    # Sick days7


    Most common job (for salaried employee)Frontline leader
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$86,291
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$9,616
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$95,907

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth1%
    # of job applicants1,000,000
    Avg. # of applicants per opening95
    # New graduates hired-