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The average air traffic control specialist salary in United States is $82,105 or an equivalent hourly rate of $39. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,348. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level air traffic control specialist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $66,830. On the other end, a senior level air traffic control specialist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $108,686.

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Job Description
Control air traffic on and within vicinity of airport and movement of air traffic between altitude sectors and control centers according to established procedures and policies. Authorize, regulate, and control commercial airline flights according to government or company regulations to expedite and ensure flight safety.

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