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2,011 salaries (for 501 job titles)Updated 11/21/2022
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Air Traffic Control Specialist

302 Salaries submitted

$83,437

$81,095

 | 

$2,342

Air Traffic Controller

230 Salaries submitted

$90,739

$88,012

 | 

$2,726

$90,824

$90,824

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Management and Program Analyst

48 Salaries submitted

$98,946

$96,745

 | 

$2,201

Aviation Safety Inspector

45 Salaries submitted

$86,436

$86,436

 | 

$0

Aerospace Engineer

44 Salaries submitted

$121,895

$114,684

 | 

$7,211

ATC Specialist

36 Salaries submitted

$69,540

$67,799

 | 

$1,741

General Engineer

28 Salaries submitted

$115,871

$112,789

 | 

$3,081

Civil Engineer

27 Salaries submitted

$97,521

$95,064

 | 

$2,457

Program Manager

26 Salaries submitted

$123,304

$119,684

 | 

$3,619

Electrical Engineer

24 Salaries submitted

$105,325

$102,756

 | 

$2,568

Electronics Engineer

23 Salaries submitted

$110,280

$107,395

 | 

$2,885

Air Traffic Controller Trainee

21 Salaries submitted

$88,957

$86,234

 | 

$2,723

Intern

21 Salaries submitted

$71,158

$71,158

 | 

$0

Mechanical Engineer

20 Salaries submitted

$100,553

$98,253

 | 

$2,300

ATSS FG-2101

20 Salaries submitted

$72,542

$70,395

 | 

$2,147

Program Analyst

19 Salaries submitted

$94,354

$92,203

 | 

$2,152

Electronics Technician

18 Salaries submitted

$81,149

$79,072

 | 

$2,076

Computer Specialist

18 Salaries submitted

$91,792

$89,763

 | 

$2,029

Engineer

17 Salaries submitted

$107,924

$105,248

 | 

$2,677

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FAA Salary FAQs

The average FAA salary ranges from approximately $54,451 per year for an ATC to $192,304 per year for a Director. The average FAA hourly pay ranges from approximately $26 per hour for an ATC to $59 per hour for an Air Traffic Systems Specialist. FAA employees rate the overall compensation and benefits package 4.2/5 stars.

The highest-paying job at FAA is a Director with a salary of $192,304 per year.

The lowest-paying job at FAA is an ATC with a salary of $54,451 per year.

FAA employees attributed a compensation and benefits rating of 4.2/5 stars to their company. Read what they think about their salaries on our Compensation FAQ page for ​FAA​​.

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