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Airport Control Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$73,092 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$1,981

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Airport Control Operator is $73,092 a year and $35 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for an Airport Control Operator is between $51,976 and $90,419. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Controls and guides air traffic on and within the vicinity of a military airport according to established 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 in support of the US national defense.
  • Answers radio calls from arriving and departing aircraft, and gives pilots landing, taxiing, and take-off instructions and information, such as traffic clearances, runway to use, weather and wind velocity and direction, visibility, and pertinent data on other aircraft operating in vicinity.
  • Interacts with weather service, air route traffic control en route centers, flight service stations, aircraft pilots, and other sources to acquire necessary information to determine what information to give to incoming and outgoing pilots.
Airport Control Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Air Traffic Controllers

Job family population: 22,790

Estimated population of Airport Control Operator jobs: 4,344

Rate of error: 1.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$84,734
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Airport Control Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

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