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Reservation Agent Salaries?

Fri Nov 14, 2003 6:20 am

What is the starting pay for res agents at the major US airlines? I know NW is $11.74, and WN is $8.75, but no other airlines have this listed in their job descriptions. Thanks.

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RE: Reservation Agent Salaries?

Fri Nov 14, 2003 6:30 am

Oh this is a good topic, information about the salaries of office employees of foreign airlines in their offices in London/England are also welcome. Do they pay like in their countries of origin, or do they adjust the salaries to the cost of living in London?

Any information is appreciated!

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RE: Reservation Agent Salaries?

Fri Nov 14, 2003 7:02 am

Starting pay at Alaska (under the current contract) is $9.46/hr, with increases at the six month mark, and then each year following.

Top-of-scale pay is currently $18.70/hr, taking 11 years to reach this mark.


Agents working second shift (starting between 1200-2059 local time) receive a shift differential of $0.51/hr, with third shift agents (starting between 2100-0459 local time) making a differential of $0.58/hr.

Agents also receive "longevity pay," after six years of service, based on one cent ($0.01) per hour, per year for each subsequent year, topping out at a maximum of $0.10 per hour.

Lead Agents (supervisors) are given a shift differential of $1.25/hr.


Under a new contract extension agreement with the company, the base wages will go up by 4%, with the extension expiring on March 31, 2004.
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RE: Reservation Agent Salaries?

Fri Nov 14, 2003 11:07 am

Doesn't anyone else know about this??  Confused
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