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Airport Air Traffic Controller Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$59,487 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$2,885

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Airport Air Traffic Controller is $59,487 a year and $29 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for an Airport Air Traffic Controller is between $41,212 and $74,073. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Airport Air Traffic Controller. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Controls and guides 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 2023:
$68,961
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Airport Air Traffic Controller Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Airway Transportation Systems Specialist
Oct 30
Windsor Locks, CT, USA
Federal Aviation Administration
Many ATSS's work out of offices located at or near airports and on service equipment located on airports, in Air Traffic Control Towers, other remote facilities and in open fields, or even on remote ...
Airway Transportation Systems Specialist
Oct 30
New Haven, CT, USA
Federal Aviation Administration
Many ATSS's work out of offices located at or near airports and on service equipment located on airports, in Air Traffic Control Towers, other remote facilities and in open fields, or even on remote ...
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