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Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Air Traffic Controllers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Air Traffic Controllers jobs , as of 2016

Metro Area Total Employment Annual Mean Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell 770 $144,450
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach 720 $122,080
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 680 $129,390
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 610 $142,670
Cleveland-Elyria 510 $147,920
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue 500 $123,910
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 450 $138,500
Jacksonville 400 $132,610
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn 200 $129,390
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise 190 $120,930

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Most Popular Industries for
Air Traffic Controllers

These industries represent at least 1% of the total number of people employed in this occupation.

Industry Total Employment Percent Annual Median Salary
Government 21,510 90% $115,140
Transportation Support Services 1,380 5% $63,060
Air Travel 590 2% $94,150
Office Services And Staffing 350 1% $102,130
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