Average Air Traffic Controller Salary in Canada

C$102,223
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$5,057
Bonus
C$3,000
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The average salary for an Air Traffic Controller in Canada is C$102,223.
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C$55k
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C$102k
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C$167k
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MEDIAN C$102,223
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Salary
C$55k - C$167k
Bonus
C$1k - C$59k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$3k
Total Pay
C$53k - C$173k

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Job Description for Air Traffic Controller

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

Skills that pay less than market rate include Safety Compliance, Risk Management / Risk Control, Problem Solving and Operations Management.

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$87,429 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Air Traffic Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$101,652 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Air Traffic Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$131,697 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$141,209.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 53 survey responses.
Early Career
32.1%
Mid Career
15.1%
Experienced
35.8%
Late Career
17.0%

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