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

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Updated: 18 Oct 2014
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U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
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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 ...
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U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) typically pays its employees
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Employer: U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
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[-]Air Traffic Controller (31)
$59,865 - $181,416  
[-]Air Traffic Controller (31)
Salary$48,936 - $171,609  
Bonus$0.00 - $29,889  
Total Pay$59,865 - $181,416  
[+]Aviation Safety Inspector (8)
$50,543 - $148,661  
[+]Aviation Safety Inspector (8)
Salary$52,964 - $140,412  
Total Pay$50,543 - $148,661  
[+]Electronics Technician (7)
$36,936 - $90,517  
[+]Electronics Technician (7)
Salary$37,172 - $90,750  
Bonus$8.09 - $1,124  
Total Pay$36,936 - $90,517  
[+]Management and Program Analyst (6)
$42,502 - $98,251  
[+]Management and Program Analyst (6)
Salary$42,621 - $103,181  
Bonus$309.10 - $3,988  
Total Pay$42,502 - $98,251  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 170

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Salary:$46,072 - $87,431 $71,561 - $122,733
Years of Experience
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1-4 years
5-9 years
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Top Degrees
Bachelor's Degree
46 salaries
$53,821 - $127,374
Associate's Degree
10 salaries
$34,228 - $104,296
Doctorate (PhD)
5 salaries
$84,426 - $126,000

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