How much does a Air Traffic Controller make?

Updated 14 Jan 2022
US$58,266 /yr
Average Base Pay

719 salaries

US$34K

Low

US$58K

Average

US$101K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Air Traffic Controller make? The national average salary for a Air Traffic Controller is $58,266 in United States. Filter by location to see Air Traffic Controller salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 719 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Air Traffic Controller employees.

Seniority Levels

L1
Air Traffic Control Specialist£54,541 /yr
L2
Air Traffic Control Specialist Manager£54,541 /yr
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£28,740

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£50,395

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£39,337

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NATS
4

NATS

Air Traffic Controller

£102,418

 /yr
Range: £19K - £123K
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£19K

£123K

£19,132 - £123,406 Range

Royal Air Force
3.7

Royal Air Force

Air Traffic Controller

£46,297

 /yr
Range: £43K - £53K

£43K

£53K

£43,342 - £53,488 Range

ASDA
3.5

ASDA

Air Traffic Controller - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £9 - £10

£9

£10

£9 - £10 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Air Traffic Controller
About 

£31K -£208K

£31K

£208K

£30,591 - £207,760 Range

Royal Navy
3.7

Royal Navy

Air Traffic Controller
About 

£42K -£54K

£42K

£54K

£41,794 - £54,386 Range

Mindshare
3.8

Mindshare

Air Traffic Controller
About 

£35K -£44K

£35K

£44K

£35,044 - £43,793 Range

MightyHive
3.7

MightyHive

Air Traffic Controller
About 

£43K -£46K

£43K

£46K

£42,513 - £45,774 Range

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North American Technology Services
2.7

North American Technology Services

Air Traffic Controller
About 

£64K -£81K

£64K

£81K

£64,274 - £81,381 Range

ASDA
3.5

ASDA

Air Traffic Controller - Hourly
About 

£9 -£10

 hourly

£9

£10

£9 - £10 Range

Primark
3.6

Primark

Air Traffic Controller - Hourly
About 

£10 -£11

 hourly

£10

£11

£10 - £11 Range

Jaguar Land Rover
3.7

Jaguar Land Rover

Air Traffic Controller
About 

£16K -£18K

£16K

£18K

£16,141 - £17,514 Range

Debenhams
3.6

Debenhams

Air Traffic Controller - Hourly
About 

£668 -£715

 hourly

£668

£715

£668 - £715 Range

UK Ministry of Defence
3.9

UK Ministry of Defence

Air Traffic Controller
About 

£26K -£28K

£26K

£28K

£25,939 - £28,024 Range

NHS England
3.8

NHS England

Air Traffic Controller
About 

£20K -£22K

£20K

£22K

£20,120 - £21,855 Range

Apple
4.2

Apple

Air Traffic Controller
About 

£35K -£38K

£35K

£38K

£34,590 - £37,742 Range

Mitie
2.9

Mitie

Air Traffic Controller
About 

£30K -£33K

£30K

£33K

£30,441 - £33,134 Range

BAE Systems
3.9

BAE Systems

Air Traffic Controller
About 

£50K -£53K

£50K

£53K

£49,552 - £53,130 Range

Serco Group
3.3

Serco Group

Air Traffic Controller - Hourly
About 

£11 -£11

 hourly

£11

£11

£11 - £11 Range

Serco Group
3.3

Serco Group

Air Traffic Controller
About 

£76K -£82K

£76K

£82K

£75,828 - £81,705 Range

University of Birmingham
4.2

University of Birmingham

Air Traffic Controller
About 

£50K -£54K

£50K

£54K

£49,684 - £53,841 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Air Traffic Controller salaries

The national average salary for an Air Traffic Controller is £54,545 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see an Air Traffic Controller salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 19 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Air Traffic Controller employees.

The highest salary for an Air Traffic Controller in United Kingdom is £86,224 per year.

The lowest salary for an Air Traffic Controller in United Kingdom is £34,506 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent air traffic controller salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£52,000
per year
An Air Traffic Controller in the Birmingham Area area reported making £52,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Birmingham Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£45,000
per year
An Air Traffic Control Officer in the Southampton Area area reported making £45,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Southampton Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£19,000
per year
An Air Traffic Controller in the Southampton Area area reported making £19,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Southampton Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£60,000
per year
An Air Traffic Control Officer in the Oxford Area area reported making £60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Oxford Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£53,488
per year
An Air Traffic Controller in the London Area area reported making £53,488 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£100,000
per year
An Air Traffic Controller in the Glasgow Area area reported making £100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Glasgow Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£46,900
per year
An ATC Specialist in the Derby Area area reported making £46,900 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Derby Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£113,000
per year
An Air Traffic Controller in the Derby Area area reported making £113,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Derby Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£82,000
per year
An Air Traffic Controller in the Derby Area area reported making £82,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Derby Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£108,213
per year
An Air Traffic Controller in the London Area area reported making £108,213 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private