Air Traffic Controller Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

How much does an Air Traffic Controller make in Washington, DC? The average Air Traffic Controller salary in Washington, DC is $85,880 as of December 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $70,371 and $105,702. 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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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
70371
105702
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Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
70387
105755
85884
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 Washington, DC. The base salary for Air Traffic Controller ranges from $70,371 to $105,702 with the average base salary of $85,880. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $70,387 to $105,755 with the average total cash compensation of $85,884.

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About Washington, District of Columbia    Washington, D.C. is located in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. East Coast. Due to the District of Columbia retrocession, the city has a total area....More

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