Air Traffic Controllers Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for air traffic controllers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of air traffic controllers among Texas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,080
25th Percentile Wage
$87,560
50th Percentile Wage
$135,560
75th Percentile Wage
$160,870
90th Percentile Wage
$177,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for air traffic controllers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $177,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $135,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $68,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of air traffic controllers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$135,560
1.28% 0.00%
2015
$133,830
1.01% -
2014
$132,480
4.05% -
2013
$127,110
-6.65% -
2012
$135,560
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of air traffic controllers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of air traffic controllers in state of Texas ranges from $143,200 to $152,940. The highest paying area for air traffic controllers in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $152,940. The lowest paying area is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $143,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$152,940
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$143,200




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