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Control Tower Radio Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$73,096 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$1,981

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Control Tower Radio Operator is $73,096 a year and $35 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Control Tower Radio Operator is between $51,979 and $90,424. 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.
Control Tower Radio Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Air Traffic Controllers

Job family population: 22,790

Estimated population of Control Tower Radio Operator jobs: 4,344

Rate of error: 1.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$84,738
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Control Tower Radio Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Tower Foreman
Feb 19
Pelham, AL, USA
MasTec Network Solutions
Ensure safety and quality control requirements at your sites and with your crew. * Compile all site ... We are a telecommunications services company that offers wireless network operators a variety of ...
Electronics Technician-I ATC Communications
Mar 12
Al Udeid Air Base Qatar-Expat, United States
Leidos
... air traffic control radio GATR, JR2 and VSAT systems. Resolves installation, repair, and ... Analyzes construction and operating characteristics of equipment to determine source of malfunction
Electronics Technician-II ATC Communications
Feb 19
Al Mubarak Air Base Kuwait-Expat, United States
Leidos
... air traffic control radio GATR, JR2 and VSAT systems. Resolves installation, repair, and ... Analyzes construction and operating characteristics of equipment to determine source of malfunction
Electronics Technician-I ATC Communications
Feb 17
Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base Kuwait City Kuwait, United States
Leidos
... air traffic control radio GATR, JR2 and VSAT systems. Resolves installation, repair, and ... Analyzes construction and operating characteristics of equipment to determine source of malfunction
Machine Learning Developer
Jan 8
Huntsville, AL, USA
Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.
... various domains (radio, radar, controls) and machine learning for classification or ... Software development skills and operating system experience include but are not limited to: Matlab ...
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