Air Traffic Controller

Everything you need to know

Education needed:

Complete an air traffic management degree from a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified school, achieve a qualifying score on the FAA pre-employment test, and complete a training course at the FAA Academy.

Job Description:

Air traffic controllers coordinate the movement of air traffic to ensure that planes stay safe distances apart.

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The Scale of an Air Traffic Controller:

Entry Level: $42,000

Mid Level: $84,000

Max Level: $139,000

Where would you be working at?

Air traffic controllers are well known for working in control towers at airports, but the majority actually work in area control centers.