Air Traffic Controller Salary in Ireland

€68,770
per year
per month
€5,730
per month
per year

Air Traffic Controller - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for an Air Traffic Controller is €68,770 gross per year (€5,730 gross per month), which is 56% higher than the national average salary in Ireland.
An Irish Aviation Authority Air Traffic Controller can expect an average starting salary of €60,734. The highest salaries can exceed €88,540, plus shift allowances.
€60,734
Low
€68,770
Average
€88,540
High
€5,060
Low
€5,730
Average
€7,380
High

Air Traffic Controller Salary Range

Low
€60,734
Average
€68,770
Experienced
€81,290
High
€88,540
Low
€5,060
Average
€5,730
Experienced
€6,770
High
€7,380
Among Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) Air Traffic Controllers, new fully qualified Controllers after the Student Controller Programme tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced Air Traffic Controllers at the end point of the pay scale enjoy the highest salaries.

Air Traffic Controller - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

An Entry Level Air Traffic Controller (ATCO) with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €62,080 gross per year on average. A mid career Air Traffic Controller with the IAA with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €66,500, while an experienced Air Traffic Controller with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €81,200. Air Traffic Controllers with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €88,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Air Traffic Controller

Late Career▲ +28%
Experienced▲ +18%
Average Salary€68,770/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -10%

Gender Breakdown

Female
2%
Male
98%

Air Traffic Controller - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Air Traffic Controller jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Air Traffic Controller

How much does an Air Traffic Controller make in Ireland?
An Air Traffic Controller in Ireland earns an average of €68,770 gross per year, which is about €5,730 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Air Traffic Controller updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for an Air Traffic Controller in Ireland?
The starting salary of an Air Traffic Controller in Ireland is around €60,734 gross per year. New fully qualified Controllers after the Student Controller Programme usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for an Air Traffic Controller in Ireland?
The highest salary of an Air Traffic Controller in Ireland can reach and exceed €88,540 gross per year.
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