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US Department of Defense Air Traffic Controller salary in the United States

Average salary
$37,500/yr
Based on 1,002 income tax records
$20,500
$107,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$28K
 
$41K
 
$71K
 
$88K
 
$89K
$20,500
$107,000
How much do Air Traffic Controllers make?
The average total salary for a US Department of Defense Air Traffic Controller is $37,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,002 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Air Traffic Controller and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Air Traffic Controller salary can vary between $20,500 to $107,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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US Department of Defense Air Traffic Controller salary by location

US Department of Defense Air Traffic Controller demographics

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49% are single
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51% are married
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39% have kids
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38% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for US Department of Defense Air Traffic Controllers

1,002 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a air traffic controller in the United States is $37,500 per year. Air traffic controller salaries in the United States can vary between $20,500 to $107,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,002 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as air traffic controller.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for air traffic controllers in the United States: Tucson Metro Area, AZ ($95,500 a year), Ogden Metro Area, UT ($84,500 a year), and Miami Metro Area, FL ($82,500 a year).
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.