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Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) Salary

An Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) earns an average salary of $77,419 per year.
$37,248 - $172,206
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $77,419
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$37,506 - $171,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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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 78%

National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 100% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: