H3
 
High Wage. High Demand. High Skill.

Air Traffic Controllers

Control air traffic on and within vicinity of airport and movement of air traffic between altitude sectors and control centers according to established procedures and policies. Authorize, regulate, and control commercial airline flights according to government or company regulations to expedite and ensure flight safety.

Overview

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Requirements

Required Education
Associate's degree
Required Work Experience
None
Job Training
Long-term on-the-job training

Data

Comparisons

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Area/RegionEmployment 2016Employment 2026Percent ChangeAnnual OpeningsAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual WageH3High WageHigh SkillHigh Demand
Nebraska
74
83
12.16%
8
$46.04
$95,764
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Omaha Consortium
53
60
13.21%
6
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Lincoln MSA
13
16
23.08%
1
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Grand Island MSA
7
8
14.29%
0
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
N/A: Data is not available due to confidentiality.
Wages from Occupational Employment Statistics, 4th Quarter 2017. Annual openings from 2016-2026 Long-term Occupational Projections.
Career Cluster information from Nebraska Department of Education.
Produced by the Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information.