CAE - Columbia Tower

FAA Control Tower and Approach Control in West Columbia, South Carolina

Facility Information

Basic Information
Identifier CAE
Name Columbia Tower
Leveli Level 6
Type Tower and Approach Control
Service Area Eastern
District Jacksonville
Contact Information
Phone Number 803-822-4500
Address 2821 Aviation Way
West Columbia, SC 29170
Hours of Operationi 0000-2359 (always open)
⚠️ Hours may differ due to staffing changes related to Covid-19. Refer to NOTAMs for the most current updates.

Salary Information

2020 Pay Table for Columbia Tower
Career Leveli Hourly Min. Hourly Max. Salary Min. Salary Max.i
CPC $36.87 $49.78 $76,956 $103,889
D3 $33.31 $36.87 $69,513 $76,956
D2 $29.74 $33.31 $62,069 $69,513
AG $22.61 $22.61 $47,185 $47,185
Includes everything except premium pay.
Columbia Tower Pay Factors
Facility Leveli Level 6
Locality Area Rest of U.S.
Locality Payi 15.95%

Staffing and Training

Staffing Information, July 2020
CPC Targeti 22 CPCs
CPCs on Boardi 18 CPCs
Current Number of Trainees 7 trainees
Current Staffing Leveli 82%
Projected Staffing Leveli 97%
Training Information, July 2020
Average Training Timei 1.52 years
Training Success Ratei 93%
Travel Days from Academyi 3 days