An Air Traffic Controller earns an average salary of C$103,277 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

C$55,643 - C$170,833
C$56K
C$100K
C$170K
MEDIAN: C$102,186
10%
50%
90%
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Salary C$55,643 - C$170,833
Bonus C$25,000
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C$46,978 - C$170,326
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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.

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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.

Air Traffic Controller Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$100,742

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Key Stats for Air Traffic Controller

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Air Traffic Controller Salaries

▲37%

National Average
C$101,000

▼2%

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: