What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) Salary

An Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) earns an average salary of $81,389 per year.

$35,874 - $174,359
(Median)
$36K
$81K
$170K
MEDIAN: $81,389
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$35,874 - $174,359  
   
Bonus
$200.00 - $4,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$36,212 - $173,932  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Air Traffic Controller Job Listings

Jobs by Simply Hired
jobs by Indeed job search

Search for more jobs:

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

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

 
ADVERTISEMENT
United States (change)

Experience Affects Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 79%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$82,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 100% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None:
ADVERTISEMENT