Compare JetBlue vs Spirit Airlines BETA

See how working at JetBlue vs. Spirit Airlines compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at JetBlue vs. Spirit Airlines. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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JetBlue

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Spirit Airlines

Employee Ratings

  • JetBlue scored higher in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • Spirit Airlines scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 1299 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 446 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
JetBlue Ceo Robin Hayes
81%
81%Robin Hayes
CEO Approval
Spirit Airlines Ceo Ted Christie
89%
89%Ted Christie
Spirit Airlines employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than JetBlue employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Spirit Airlines employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than JetBlue employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Positive Business Outlook
63%
Spirit Airlines employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than JetBlue employees rated theirs.

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What Employees Say

  • JetBlue had 165 more reviews than Spirit Airlines that mentioned "Flight benefits" as a Pro.
  • JetBlue had 64 more reviews than Spirit Airlines that mentioned "Travel benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Crewmembers" was the most mentioned Con at JetBlue.
  • "Airline" was the most mentioned Con at Spirit Airlines.
Pros
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 219 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 102 reviews)
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 54 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 38 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Crewmembers"(in 49 reviews)
"Airlines"(in 43 reviews)
Cons
"Airline"(in 22 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 21 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - General Manager

I worked at JetBlue full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Great company that always took care of there staff, very fair and a lot of room for growth

Cons

Pay structure is not as competitive with the majors, but if you exceed expectations this is made for with your bonus

Advice to Management

Continue to build on the brand and offerings to your crewmembers

"awesome job"Oct 13, 2020

Current Employee - Flight Attendant

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

Pros

travel benefits, flexible schedule, not a ton of management

Cons

being away from home. not as much pay as other airlines.

Advice to Management

get more organized & better communication

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