Hourly Wage for Flight Controller Salary in the United States

How much does a Flight Controller make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Flight Controller in the United States is $42 as of January 20, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $38 and $51. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Flight Controller?

Flight controllers are personnel who aid space flight by working in such Mission Control Centers as NASA's Mission Control Center or ESA's European Space Operations Centre. Flight controllers work at computer consoles and use telemetry to monitor various technical aspects of a space mission in real time. Each controller is an expert in a specific area and constantly communicates with additional experts in the "back room". The flight director, who leads the flight controllers, monitors the activities of a team of flight controllers, and has overall responsibility for success and safety. This a...

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Job Openings for Flight Controller
W.G. Holt Inc. - Mission Viejo , CA
... flight control, navigation, engine management, communications, safety systems and in-flight ... The Controller will report to the Chief Executive Officer and will lead the company's Accounting ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
Cybercoders - Simi Valley , CA
... flight and ground control systems, including control systems. * Generating software subsystem ... Motor controller * Aviation What's In It for You * Vacation/PTO * Medical * Dental * Vision
CyberCoders, Inc - 3 days ago
SACjet - Sacramento , CA
Customer Service Representative (CSR) will deliver inside flight support services in a Safe ... Controlling access to aircraft ramp through both the lobby and the outside gate * Arranging ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
Tommy's Express Car Wash - Lincoln , NE
Clean and maintain the car wash, vacuum area and grounds Tommy's Express jobs are broken down into Flight Deck Controller (cashier), Wash Technician (in bay maintenance) and Vacuum Concierge (manages ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
Let your imagination take flight supporting the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD ... Implement and maintain infrastructure including domain controllers, Exchange email service, SQL ...
ClearanceJobs.com - 9 days ago
Plexus - Neenah , Wisconsin
From ultrasound units and 3D printing to network security applications and in-flight Wi-Fi, we help ... Additionally, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the ...
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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 Flight Controller in the United States. The average hourly rate for Flight Controller ranges from $38 to $51 with the average hourly pay of $42. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $38 to $54 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $43.

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