How much does an Air Traffic Controller make in Illinois? The average Air Traffic Controller salary in Illinois is $81,247 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $66,573 and $100,000. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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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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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Cicero, IL Avg. Salary $83,928 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Mount Prospect, IL Avg. Salary $83,643 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Abingdon, IL Avg. Salary $74,982 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Adair, IL Avg. Salary $75,939 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Addieville, IL Avg. Salary $77,260 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Addison, IL Avg. Salary $83,643 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Akin, IL Avg. Salary $74,299 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Albany, IL Avg. Salary $73,731 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Albers, IL Avg. Salary $77,260 Date Updated December 28, 2020
Location Albion, IL Avg. Salary $72,649 Date Updated December 28, 2020
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