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How Much Does a Gate Attendant Earn In The United States?

Gate Attendant Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$24,000
$20,000
$24,000
$28,000
Gate attendants in the United States make an average salary of $24,063 per year or $11.57 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $20,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $28,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Vermont, Connecticut, California, and Massachusetts provide the highest gate attendant salaries.
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Where Gate Attendants Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where gate attendants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Gate Attendants Earn In Different Cities?

While a gate attendant can average a salary of $24,063 per year, or $11.57 per hour, there are many opportunities for gate attendants to make more. For example, in Mankato, MN you might make $25,284 per year. Other high-paying locations include Aberdeen, SD, Garden City, KS and Fremont, NE. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Mankato, MN where the average starting salary is $20,000. The highest paying states for gate attendants include Washington, Vermont and Connecticut. Meanwhile, Montana, Kentucky, and South Carolina offer the lowest salaries.
Location
1. Mankato, MN
$25,284
Avg. Salary
$15k
$28k
2. Aberdeen, SD
$23,123
Avg. Salary
$15k
$28k
3. Garden City, KS
$22,575
Avg. Salary
$15k
$28k
4. Fremont, NE
$22,424
Avg. Salary
$15k
$28k
5. Kansas City, MO
$22,295
Avg. Salary
$15k
$28k
6. Indianapolis, IN
$21,213
Avg. Salary
$15k
$28k

High Paying Gate Attendant Jobs

Which Companies Pay Gate Attendants The Most?

To earn a high income as a gate attendant, working for First Class Collision Center or G4S Secure Solutions might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like DHL and G4S report highly competitive wages for gate attendants.
Company
Avg. Salary
$19k
$28k
Avg. Salary
$19k
$28k
Avg. Salary
$19k
$28k
Avg. Salary
$19k
$28k

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Gate Attendant Salary History

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    How Much Do Gate Attendants Make In Different Industries?

    Gate attendant salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with transportation, technology, and retail companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a gate attendant can make a yearly salary of $29,307 while working for transportation companies. All the while, other gate attendants are making $27,929 at technology companies and $27,644 at retail companies. One industry gate attendants may want to avoid is the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $20,996.
    1. Transportation
    $29,307
    Avg. Salary
    $18k
    $32k
    2. Technology
    $27,929
    Avg. Salary
    $18k
    $32k
    3. Retail
    $27,644
    Avg. Salary
    $18k
    $32k
    4. Professional
    $23,723
    Avg. Salary
    $18k
    $32k
    5. Government
    $22,581
    Avg. Salary
    $18k
    $32k
    6. Hospitality
    $20,996
    Avg. Salary
    $18k
    $32k

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    $15,131
    $15,131
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    $32,954
    $32,954
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