Career Outlook for Air Traffic Controllers

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Also known as:
Air Traffic Control Operator, Air Traffic Control Specialist, Air Traffic Controller, Air Traffic Coordinator, Airport Tower Controller, Control Tower Operator, Enroute Controller

The overall job outlook for Air Traffic Controller careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 9.52 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.6 percent per year. Demand for Air Traffic Controllers is expected to go up, with an expected 4,360 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 2.41 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Air Traffic Controllers in the following states

California 2,210
Florida 2,110
Texas 1,920
Virginia 1,060
Georgia 1,020
Illinois 910
Ohio 720
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Air Traffic Controllers

Vermont
30
South Dakota
40
Montana
60
Idaho
60
Nebraska
80
Connecticut
80
Arkansas
100