R262,041
Avg. Salary
R94.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R20,558

Bonus

R8,844

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Air Traffic Controller is R94.50 per hour.

The average pay for an Air Traffic Controller is R262,041 per year.

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MEDIAN R94.50
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R106k
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MEDIAN R262,041
R105,701 - R614,734
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MEDIAN: R262,041
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R0R664K
Salary R105,701 - R614,734
Bonus R1,546 - R68,510
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R25,342
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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R107,276 - R664,673
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 23 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 86

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: R282,074

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Air Traffic Controller Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Air Traffic Controller?

Air Traffic Controller in Durban:
"Being an ATC is fantastic, working for ATNS is not."
Pros: Bring an air traffic controller
Cons: That I have to work for ATNS and be so under appreciated

Key Stats for Air Traffic Controller

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Air Traffic Controller Salaries

▲24%

National Average
R282,000

▼4%

▼11%

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 26%