Air Traffic Controller Salary

£52,400
per year
per month
£3,240
per month
per year

Air Traffic Controller - Average Salary

The average salary for an Air Traffic Controller is £52,400 gross per year (£3,240 net per month), which is £22,800 (+77%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
An Air Traffic Controller can expect an average starting salary of £37,200. The highest salaries can exceed £120,000.
£37,200
Low
£52,400
Average
£120,000
High
£2,400
Low
£3,240
Average
£6,180
High

Air Traffic Controller Salary - Distribution

Trainee
£17,000
Low
£37,200
Average
£52,400
Experienced
£82,300
High
£120,000
Trainee
£1,260
Low
£2,400
Average
£3,240
Experienced
£4,690
High
£6,180
Among air traffic controllers, Trainee Air Traffic Controllers have the lowest salaries, while more experienced Senior Air Traffic Controllers tend to have the highest salaries.

Air Traffic Controller - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Air Traffic Controller£82K/year
+57% 
RAF Air Traffic Controller£48K/year
 -9%
Trainee NATS Air Traffic Controller£17K/year
 -67%

Air Traffic Controller - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Air Traffic Controller with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £37,200 gross per year. A mid career Air Traffic Controller with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £49,700, while an experienced Air Traffic Controller with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £82,300. Air Traffic Controllers with more than 20 years of experience earn £102,400 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Air Traffic Controller

Late Career▲ +95%
Experienced▲ +57%
Average Salary£52,400/year
Mid Career▼ -5%
Entry Level▼ -29%

Gender Breakdown

Female
24%
Male
76%

Air Traffic Controller - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Air Traffic Controller jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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