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Average Salary for U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Employees

How This Employer Pays

U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
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[-]Air Traffic Controller (32)
$60,079 - $185,303  
[-]Air Traffic Controller (32)
Salary$48,936 - $171,609  
Bonus$0.00 - $17,617  
Total Pay$60,079 - $185,303  
[+]Electronics Technician (9)
$37,907 - $93,170  
[+]Electronics Technician (9)
Salary$35,793 - $92,484  
Bonus$77.43 - $2,450  
Total Pay$37,907 - $93,170  
[+]Aviation Safety Inspector (9)
$50,923 - $144,099  
[+]Aviation Safety Inspector (9)
Salary$57,885 - $129,301  
Total Pay$50,923 - $144,099  
[+]Systems Specialist (6)
$52,825 - $133,761  
[+]Systems Specialist (6)
Salary$60,453 - $132,870  
Total Pay$52,825 - $133,761  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 176

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Government Aircraft Inspection

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the national aviation authority of the United States. An agency of the United States Department of Transportation, it has authority to regulate and oversee all aspects of civil aviation in the U.S. The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 created the organization under the name…
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Key Stats for U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)


22 %
78 %
$41,436 - $91,886
$57,908 - $122,043
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
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