Flight Controller Salary in the United States

How much does a Flight Controller make in the United States? The average Flight Controller salary in the United States is $87,480 as of December 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $78,005 and $105,973. 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 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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BOEING - Patuxent River Estates , MD
Directing maintenance activity and controlling configuration on one or more F/A-18 / EA-18G flight test aircraft. * Supporting pre-flight briefs, and post-flight debriefs. Briefing test pilots on ...
Boeing - 4 days ago
Spartan College of Aeronautics & Technology - Chicago , IL
... Controller. Essential Functions * Complete and submit biweekly pay data import to ADP for payroll, expenses, education reimbursements, bonus, flight pay practices, stipends, other pay items, PTO ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
SecuriGence LLC - Hurlburt Field , FL
... controller, and more. Qualified candidate will provide software maintenance in the form of ... Knowledge of development, testing and documentation procedures for aircraft in-flight systems * DoD ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
SecuriGence LLC - Hurlburt Field , FL
... controller, and more. Qualified candidate will provide software maintenance in the form of ... Knowledge of development, testing and documentation procedures for aircraft in-flight systems * DoD ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
Chenega Federal Systems - Fort Greely , AK
The On-Site Maintainer is responsible on-site maintenance and sustainment of the In-Flight ... Power supplies/Power controllers. * Standard 19-inch equipment cabinet installations. * Ethernet ...
Lensa - 10 days ago
QuEST Global - Rockford , IL
... flight, and formal qualification/certification testing. Who is QuEST? Our goal is to become the ... Responsible for Configuration Controlled Documents in the lab environment. Update and release lab ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
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Average Base Salary

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Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
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89484
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Flight Controller in the United States. The base salary for Flight Controller ranges from $78,005 to $105,973 with the average base salary of $87,480. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $78,158 to $111,966 with the average total cash compensation of $89,484.

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