Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) Salary

An Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) earns an average salary of $69,000 per year.

$34,521 - $121,641
$35K
$69K
$120K
MEDIAN: $69,000
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Salary
$34,521 - $121,641  
   
Bonus
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$88,500  
Total Pay (?
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$35,479 - $118,359  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option)

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option)

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Experienced
▼14%

Mid-Career
▼18%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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