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Air Traffic Controller (Federal) Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$112,994 (USD)

Average Salary

$54/hr

Average Hourly

$4,237

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Air Traffic Controller (Federal) is $112,994 a year and $54 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for an Air Traffic Controller (Federal) is between $78,511 and $140,585. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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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.
Air Traffic Controller (Federal) Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Air Traffic Controllers

Job family population: 22,790

Estimated population of Air Traffic Controller (Federal) jobs: 3,046

Rate of error: 1.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$130,991
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Air Traffic Controller (Federal) Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

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