How much does an Air Controller make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Air Controller in the United States is $43 as of November 29, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $33 and $50. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Prevailance Inc - Virginia Beach , VA
... Air Support (CAS) to a JTAC, Forward Air Controller (Airborne) (FAC(A)), or directly to aircraft when authorized by the controlling Tactical Air Coordinator (Airborne) (TAC(A)), and perform ...
ZipRecruiter - 16 days ago
Cardinal Plumbing Heating & Air Inc. - Sterling , VA
Our Controller will be responsible for: * Preparation of Financial Statements. * Perform Month-End close. * Manage and supervise day to day tasks of accounting team. * Oversee and manage the general ...
ZipRecruiter - 27 days ago
We are looking for an experienced Controller Training Solutions (CTS) Instructor to join the SAIC TEAM providing air traffic controller training services for the Federal Aviation Administration ...
SAIC - 31 days ago
Air National Guard Units - Hampton , VA
Announcement number VA-11288008-AIR-22-021 * Control number 621771100 Help This job is open to ... controlled components. Troubleshoots repairs, adjusts and aligns down-sized powered support ... - 19 days ago
No Description We are looking for an experienced Controller Training Solutions (CTS) Training Materials Administrator (Administrative Assistant) to join the SAIC TEAM providing air traffic controller ...
SAIC - 3 days ago
Chesapeake Controls - Chesapeake , VA
Chesapeake Controls is seeking a HVAC Commission Technician (Building Automation Controls ) to join ... Pull and terminate wires to controllers, components, and devices using wiring diagrams, and ...
ZipRecruiter - 20 days ago
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Air Controller in the United States. The average hourly rate for Air Controller ranges from $33 to $50 with the average hourly pay of $43. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $43 to $66 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $52.

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