Air Traffic Controller Salary at U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Air Traffic Controllers at U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($122K) annually. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and the larger part earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$50,083 - $166,959
(Median)
$50K
$120K
$170K
MEDIAN: $121,858
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$21.42 - $83.75
(Median)
$21
$56
$84
MEDIAN: $55.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$50,083 - $166,959  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,754  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$63,293 - $175,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$21.42 - $83.75  
   
Overtime
$49.66 - $123.24  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,754  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$63,293 - $175,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Air Traffic Controller Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Air Traffic Controller at U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$127,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 3%
ADVERTISEMENT