How much does a flight attendant earn in Mexico?


Would you like to be a stewardess or flight attendant? Find out what is the average salary of these aviation professionals in our country

In the world of aviation, flight attendants play a crucial role that goes beyond the glamorous image often projected. Its main function focuses on ensuring comfort and, above all, guaranteeing the safety of passengers throughout each trip.

As fundamental elements of the flight experience, flight attendants face a demanding schedule, notably different from other professions.

If you are considering studying to become a flight attendant, one aspect you should take into account is the compensation that professionals in this field receive.

How much does a flight attendant or flight attendant earn in Mexico?

According to the platform of the Ministry of Economy “Data México” during the second quarter of 2023, the workforce of Hostesses and Flight Attendants in Mexico was made up of 5,980 people, whose salary averaged 12,400 pesos working around 32 hours per week.

It is essential to highlight that salaries can experience notable variations, influenced by various factors. A clear example of this is the distribution of the workforce, which reveals that 47.7% are men with an average salary of 14,400 pesos, while 52.3% are women with an average salary of 10,500 pesos.

It is also noted that in terms of geography, the best average salaries received by Hostesses and Flight Attendants were in Guanajuato (30 thousand pesos), State of Mexico (17 thousand pesos) and Puebla (16 thousand pesos).

On the other hand, according to the data provided by Glassdoor, it is highlighted that Aeroméxico, Volaris and Viva Aerobús offer the following salary ranges:

Aeroméxico: Salaries ranging between $14,000 and $20,677 MX.

Viva Aerobús: Average monthly salary of $19,098 MX.

Volaris: Offers a salary of $18,441 MX.

Importance of flight attendants

Flight attendants are essential in aviation, standing out for their fundamental role in on-board safety, customer service and compliance with regulations.

  Their specialized training ranges from safety demonstrations to emergency management, ensuring a safe and secure environment. As the face of the airline, they provide exceptional customer service, assist with passenger needs and contribute to positive flight experiences.

Additionally, they act as key links between crew and passengers, ensuring compliance.

In emergency situations, flight attendants are crucial in maintaining calm and facilitating safe evacuations. Its dedication to the emotional and physical well-being of passengers reinforces its importance in improving and safety of the flight experience.

Source: Generacion Universitaria