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Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) Salary (United States)

An Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) earns an average salary of $81,389 per year.
Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) Salary (?
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$36,494 - $173,778
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$36,752 - $173,252  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option)

  • Use proper inter and intra facility coordination techniques.
  • Schedule and watch airspace.
  • Monitors flight dispatch, base operations, ASR radar, PAR radar and approach control.
  • Train and supervise other employees.

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Experience Affects Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 71%
National Average
$82,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 3 out of 5 based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 100% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: