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Airport Manager Salary

An Airport Manager earns an average salary of $52,557 per year. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$34,782 - $98,678
(Median)
$35K
$53K
$99K
MEDIAN: $52,557
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90%

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$14.08 - $29.11
(Median)
$14
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,782 - $98,678  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,122  
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).
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$33,440 - $100,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.08 - $29.11  
   
Overtime
$15.72 - $43.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,122  
   
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).
)
$33,440 - $100,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Airport Manager

Excellent customer service and problem solving skills are a must for an airport manager. An airport manager is required to have good interpersonal skills and to be comfortable leading large teams of subordinates. This manager will be expected to have good computer skills, including Excel, Google docs, and Microsoft Project.

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Airport Manager Tasks

  • Hire, supervise, develop and evaluate the performance of staff.
  • Train, motivate and coach airport employees.
  • Manage and monitor productivity of all operational activities and personnel at an airport facility.
  • Plan and implement staffing schedules based on business demands and transaction levels.

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Pay by Experience Level for Airport Manager

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

Airport Manager Advice

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Experience Affects Airport Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Airport Manager Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 37%

National Average
$53,000

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%