The average salary for an Air Traffic Controller in Canada is C$101,423.
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Job Description for Air Traffic Controller
An air traffic controller directs traffic in the air and on the ground. The air traffic controller alerts pilots as to obstructions that might be in their path, such as other aircraft and bad weather. The air traffic controller may sometimes have to reroute airborne aircraft when adverse weather conditions are present. The air traffic controller also assists aircraft with landing and take-off instructions. The air traffic controller will carry out these duties with the assistance of radar devi…Read more
Air Traffic Controller Tasks
- 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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Popular Skills for Air Traffic Controller
Risk Management / Risk Control
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management, Risk Management / Risk Control, Safety Compliance and Problem Solving.
Pay by Experience Level for Air Traffic Controller
An early career Air Traffic Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$96,635 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Air Traffic Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$101,766 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Air Traffic Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$128,030 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$141,209.
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