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

An Air Traffic Controller at U. S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) earns an average salary of $101,357 per year.
Air Traffic Controller at U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Salary (?
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$45,799 - $164,694
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MEDIAN: $101,357
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Air Traffic Controller at U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Salary (?
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$29.79 - $79.38
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MEDIAN: $52.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$45,799 - $164,694  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,280  
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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$48,511 - $170,623  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$29.79 - $79.38  
   
Overtime
$39.15 - $123.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,280  
   
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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$48,511 - $170,623  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Experience Affects Air Traffic Controller at U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$109,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 5%
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