Southwest Airlines Employee Reviews about "great benefits"

Updated 31 Dec 2020

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Southwest Airlines Chairman, President & CEO Gary C. Kelly
Gary C. Kelly
1,749 Ratings
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  • "Mandatory overtime, working in inclement weather(in 97 reviews)

  • "Low pay for interns, little opportunity to become full time(in 59 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Customer Service Supervisor"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Southwest Airlines full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Great Culture, Great CEO

    Cons

    Long Hours, work holidays, pay

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  2. "Best Airline to work for!!!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative (CSR) 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Southwest Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits such as 401k, profit sharing medical and dental.

    Cons

    pay is low at the beginning after a few yrs you will make decent amount of money


  3. "Unorganized"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ramp Agent 
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Southwest Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits Very Flexible Job growth Can transfer almost anywhere

    Cons

    Terrible Pay first 5 years Very unorganized Treated like you’re at the bottom of the airlines

  4. "Great opportunity"

    5.0
    Former Intern - Intern in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Southwest Airlines

    Pros

    Great people/culture, flight benefits are great as well

    Cons

    Wasn’t challenged enough but was the department’s first intern so it’s understandable

  5. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Houston, TX
    Recommends

    I have been working at Southwest Airlines full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great pay, flexible schedule, 401(k) match, profit sharing, great benefits

    Cons

    Long hours, sometimes short overnights

  6. "Great Employer"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Air Hostess in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Southwest Airlines full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It is an amazing place to work and great benefits

    Cons

    There are some days when you have to do long hours

  7. "Great job"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant 

    I worked at Southwest Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and people are really amazing

    Cons

    just the time away from family

  8. "An amazing company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Southwest Airlines full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, flexible schedule, wonderful people

    Cons

    I don't have any cons to add

  9. "Management is a dictatorship"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Recruiter 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Southwest Airlines full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits Flextime mornings Fun events Good on site cafeterias

    Cons

    Reviews are based on gossip not actual work being done/data or client feedback. Management has favorites and gives them more time than others. Cliques are formed and people are allowed to gang up on others instead of having a safe and family oriented environment.

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  10. "good place"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative 

    I have been working at Southwest Airlines full-time

    Pros

    great benefits, great leadership, great people

    Cons

    limited ability to move up

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