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Air Traffic Controller (Federal) Salary
in United Kingdom

£73,183 (GBP)

Average Salary

£35/hr

Average Hourly

£2,744

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 26, 2020

The average pay for an Air Traffic Controller (Federal) is £73,183 a year and £35 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for an Air Traffic Controller (Federal) is between £50,850 and £91,053. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Controls and guides, from Federal Contract Towers, pilots of aircraft in the air and in the ground within the vicinity of an airport according to established FAA procedures and policies to provide the safe separation and movement of departing, landing, and maneuvering aircraft, preventing collisions and minimizing delays arising from traffic congestion.
  • Controls movement of air traffic between altitude sectors and control centers to provide maximum separation and safety for aircraft.
  • Answers radio calls from arriving and departing aircraft; gives pilots landing, taxiing, and take-off instructions including traffic clearances, runway to use, weather and wind velocity and direction, and visibility; alerts pilots as to obstructions that might be in their path, such as other aircraft and bad weather; and reroutes airborne aircraft when adverse weather conditions are present.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£84,839
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United Kingdom

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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (abbreviated to UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Air Traffic Controller (Federal) is £73,183 a year and £35 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for an Air Traffic Controller (Federal) is between £50,850 and £91,053. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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