Air Traffic Controller at U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Salary
Air Traffic Controllers at U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) see excellent average salaries — about $129K annually. Almost all enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most Air Traffic Controllers at U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$55,742 - $166,911|
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|$57,536 - $182,317|
|Overtime||$32.68 - $124.36|
|Total Pay (||$57,536 - $182,317|
Pay by Experience Level for Air Traffic Controller
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Annually raking in $102K, the average professional in this position sees a six-figure salary within the first five years. Air Traffic Controllers at U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $134K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $153K on average.
Key Stats for Air Traffic Controller
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