Delta Air Lines

100 Best Companies 2020-Delta Airlines
Courtesy of Delta AirlinesCourtesy of Delta Airlines

    Crowdsourcing from employees for a new 2019 innovation program resulted in “pop-up Sky Clubs” and two tickets and a $5,000 vacation package for the customer service agent who submitted her idea. Scholarship and assistance funds pay out more than $3 million annually, and “they genuinely care about their employees’ voices as much as their customers’ opinions,” says one employee. Read the Great Place to Work review.

    Company Info

    Rank last year97
    Years on list4
    HQ locationAtlanta
    Job openings (as of February 2020)-
    Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)$47,007
    Year founded1928
    Type of organizationPublic
    Number of work sites112


    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


    % Women40.1%
    % Minorities39.4%
    % African-American/Black20.7%
    % Asian6.3%
    % Caucasian/White57.4%
    % Hispanic/Latino9.1%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.4%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1.3%
    % Two or more races1.6%
    % Unknown ethnicity3.2%
    Date info providedAug. 28, 2019

    Paid Time Off

    PTO limit (days)27
    # Sick days7


    Most common job (for salaried employee)Frontline leader
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$85,294
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$12,942
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$98,236

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth2%
    # of job applicants1,000,000
    Avg. # of applicants per opening89
    # New graduates hired-