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

Wages for Air Traffic Controllers at U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are generous, with average pay above six figures ($122K) per year. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,339 - $166,674

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$21.42 - $83.75

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$50,339 - $166,674  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,754  
Total Pay (?
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$63,674 - $175,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$21.42 - $83.75  
   
Overtime
$32.20 - $123.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$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).
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$63,674 - $175,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 3%
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