An Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) earns an average salary of $77,000 per year.

$35,000 - $150,000
$35K
$77K
$150K
MEDIAN: $77,000
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$35,000 - $150,000  
   
Bonus
$7,500  
Profit Sharing
$88,500  
Total Pay (?
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$36,065 - $145,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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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 %
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1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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