Careers at Delta

Benefits & Total Rewards

At Delta, our people fuel our success. Our employees go the extra mile to deliver welcoming, elevated, and caring customer service. In turn, Delta makes meaningful investments in our people. We offer rewarding compensation, holistic wellness programs, and fulfilling career journeys where everyone can thrive. It is our firm belief that when Delta is successful in achieving operational and service goals, every employee shares in the company’s success. Learn more about our benefits and wellness offerings below. ​
*Seasonal employees may not receive all the benefits included below. 


  • Industry leading total compensation for industry leading performance 
  • Annual profit-sharing plan 
  • Shared Rewards, our monthly operational incentive, up to $1,200 annually



  • 401(k) with 3% automatic contribution and 6% company match* 
  • Emergency saving account access and company incentive of up to $1,000 upon completion of education/coaching sessions and payroll contributions  
  • Financial education through Fidelity and Operation Hope for budgeting, retirement planning and more 

Health & Insurance

  • Multiple health plan options including co-pay and HSA-eligible plans
  • Fertility coverage for family planning 
  • Dental and Vision plans 
  • Company paid long-term disability coverage and optional short-term disability insurance
  • Company paid basic life insurance


Family Care

  • Back up care days for children, elders or pets at a subsidized rate
  • Free membership
  • Family planning support, including fertility coverage, surrogacy and adoption reimbursement (up to $30,000)
  • Access to a dependent care limited purpose FSA  
  • Lactation support and breastmilk shipping
  • Discounts for select childcare centers

Time Off

  • Two to five weeks of paid vacation based on years of service
  • Seven paid personal days 
  • Seven to ten paid holidays (based on workgroup)
  • Maternity + parental leave for up to 12 weeks at 100% base rate of pay for birthing parents
  • Two weeks parental leave paid at 100% for non-birthing, adoptive and surrogate parents 
  • Family and medical leave

Travel & Perks

  • Unlimited standby travel privileges anywhere Delta flies 
  • Discounts on Delta confirmed airfare 
  • Delta Vacations and Delta Cargo discounts
  • Access to over 500 discounts, specialty savings and voluntary benefits such as car and hotel rentals and auto, home, and pet insurance, legal services, and childcare
  • Waived annual fee on Delta SkyMiles Gold American Express card 
  • Commuter benefits for employees who use alternate methods for their daily commute including carpooling, vanpooling or public transportation 

Career Growth & Development

  • Training to help employees keep climbing in their careers 
  • Upward and global mobility
  • Mentorship and leadership development programs
  • Learning programs to gain new skillsets to move ahead on your career path
  • Access to on-demand digital libraries of learning and development resources 
  • Scholarship opportunities 

Culture & Community

  • Employee recognition program and digital ‘Thank You’ platform
  • Peer-nominated Chairman’s Club; Delta’s most prestigious recognition program honoring 100 of our top performing employees 
  • Volunteer opportunities in local communities
  • Delta Care and Scholarship Fund funded through the generosity of Delta employees to support our people during times of need 
  • Access to 12 Business Resource Groups to connect employees with common interests 
  • Transparent leadership including virtual and in-person townhall meetings 

Delta Air Lines is an equal opportunity employer including disability/veteran.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. To request a reasonable accommodation, please click here.