How much does an Air Traffic Controller make in Chicago, IL? The average Air Traffic Controller salary in Chicago, IL is $84,062 as of January 29, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $68,879 and $103,463. Salary ranges 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is an Air Traffic Controller?

Air traffic controllers often abbreviated ATC are personnel responsible for the safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of air traffic in the global air traffic control system. Usually stationed in air traffic control centers and control towers on the ground, they monitor the position, speed, and altitude of aircraft in their assigned airspace visually and by radar, and give directions to the pilots by radio. The position of Air Traffic Controller is one that requires highly specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities. Controllers apply separation rules to keep aircraft at a safe distance from ...

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Job Openings for Air Traffic Controller in Chicago, IL
Army National Guard - Gary , IN
: Take control of the skies as an Air Traffic Control Operator for The Army National Guard! You will utilize your organizational skills to track planes and helicopters, and ensure safe flight ...
JobsinLogistics - 49 days ago
Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo - Chicago , IL
The CoS serves as an air traffic controller for the CEO and the senior team, is an integrator connecting different work streams that would otherwise remain siloed and is a communicator linking the ...
JobLeads - 47 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Air Traffic Controller in Chicago, IL. The base salary for Air Traffic Controller ranges from $68,879 to $103,463 with the average base salary of $84,062. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $68,895 to $103,514 with the average total cash compensation of $84,066.

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