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

An Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) earns an average salary of $85,600 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) Total Pay (?
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$30,639 - $176,446
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$30,913 - $175,564  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$83,000
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Gender
Female
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Male
100%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
39%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 100% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None:
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