Air Traffic Controllers Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for air traffic controllers in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of air traffic controllers amongst Alaska cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Air Traffic Controllers in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,190
25th Percentile Wage
$87,580
50th Percentile Wage
$103,760
75th Percentile Wage
$125,140
90th Percentile Wage
$155,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for air traffic controllers in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $155,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $103,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,190.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.34
25th Percentile Wage
$42.10
50th Percentile Wage
$49.88
75th Percentile Wage
$60.17
90th Percentile Wage
$74.70

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for air traffic controllers in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $74.70. The median hourly salary is $49.88. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.34.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of air traffic controllers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015103,7600.28%6.86%
2014103,4703.61%-
201399,7303.10%-
201296,640--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Air Traffic Controllers in Alaska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of air traffic controllers in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of air traffic controllers in state of Alaska ranges from $89,160 to $122,080. The highest paying area for air traffic controllers in Alaska is Anchorage with a median annual salary of $122,080. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $94,190). The lowest paying area is Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $89,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Anchorage
$122,080
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$94,190
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$89,160


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