How Much Do Singapore Airlines Flight Attendants Get Paid for Providing Great Service?

Every time I fly Singapore Airlines, I always receive warm professional service with a smile. So, how do those flight attendants get compensated for their stellar service? Aero Galactic has a breakdown of their salaries in SGD:

Basic Pay : $ 1350 per month
Flying Per hour pay : $ 9.50 per hour, OverNight allowance : $ 20.50
Turnaround allowance : $ 70
Transport allowance : $ 277 per month
Laundry allowance : $ 125 per month

Long haul flight allowance ( above 12 hr 30 min ) : Flight hours x 2.5 times -(eg : flight to London return is 30 hours so $9.50 x 30 x 2.5 = $ 712. 50 )
Overseas nightstop allowance : Varies depending on country – ( eg : London about $ 650 and Melbourne about $ 400 )
All in expect an average of between $3500 – 6000 per month. It could be more or even lesser depending on the monthly roster and which route operated in that particular month.

In addition you get the following benefits: Free and discounted travel, annual wage supplement of one month’s salary, profit sharing bonus, and attractive medical and dental benefits.

Related – The Full Singapore Airlines Employment Application – WOW…crazy questions

Aero Galactic also published the salaries for low-cost Singapore based airline, Tiger Airways:

Flight Attendant:
Basic Salary : $ 900
Per hour pay : $ 8
Senior Flight Attendant:
Basic Salary : $ 1060
Per hour pay : $ 12
Meal allowance : $ 5 Laundry : $ 3 – Per Flying Day
Night flight transportation Allowance
$30 ( Signing on / off between 11:30pm to 6:30am )
Commission from food and beverages and duty free items
5% (Eg. Sales 1000 = $50 )
You will also be provided with attractive Medical and Dental benefit

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  1. Allegedly, my friend makes $30 CAD/hour at WestJet Starting pay
    Allegedly, Air Canada long term workers got lucky with the $50 CAD / hour capped. Both are gross pre-major-Cad-taxes which are known to be brutal worldwide.
    80 hour flying month plus per D on layovers.
    Nothing beats the service of Asian carriers though. Best in the world.

  2. im interseted on that following job, hope you give me more details about this job opportunity.
    i’am malaysian and 35 years old and realy interesting to fly high.

  3. I Lve u……..Singapore Airlines & i wanted to be part of that either as Cabin Crew or any Management…..Bt i Lve to do that.

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