$36,174
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The average pay for an Air Traffic Controller is C$17.05 per hour.

The average pay for an Air Traffic Controller is C$101,867 per year.

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$22,468 - $93,957
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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

U.S. Air Force (USAF) Reviews

Q: What are the best or worst things about the benefits package at U.S. Navy?

Air Traffic Controller in Virginia Beach:
"Working for the NAVY."
22 Years enlisted, and now a GS. Working Air Traffic Control for the Navy provides a more well rounded work experience than any other branch of service. Then Navy recently implemented Special Salary Rate for GS Air Traffic Controllers.

Air Traffic Controller in Anchorage:
It's a long process to become a controller, and it's not for everyone.

Air Traffic Controller in Palmdale:
"Exillerating."
Pros: Being in the heat of the moment and right on top of allergy combing and depending airplanes.
Cons: Management and Union employee relations.

Air Traffic Controller in Lihue:
"Keep Calm."
Study and never talk back to your tariner.

Key Stats for Air Traffic Controller

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
25%

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: