ORD - Chicago O'Hare Tower

FAA Control Tower in Chicago, Illinois

Facility Information

Basic Information
Identifier ORD
Name Chicago O'Hare Tower
Leveli Level 12
Type Tower
Service Area Central
District Chicago
Contact Information
Phone Number 773-601-7601
Address Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Chicago, IL 60666
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 Chicago O'Hare Tower
Career Leveli Hourly Min. Hourly Max. Salary Min. Salary Max.i
CPC $75.57 $101.90 $157,721 $212,664
D3 $63.44 $75.57 $132,391 $157,721
D2 $51.30 $63.44 $107,062 $132,391
D1 $39.16 $51.30 $81,729 $107,062
AG $27.02 $27.02 $56,398 $56,398
Includes everything except premium pay.
Chicago O'Hare Tower Pay Factors
Facility Leveli Level 12
Locality Area Chicago
Locality Payi 28.59%
Controller Incentive Pay (CIP)i 10.00%

Staffing and Training

Staffing Information, July 2020
CPC Targeti 68 CPCs
CPCs on Boardi 50 CPCs
Current Number of Trainees 21 trainees
Current Staffing Leveli 74%
Projected Staffing Leveli 87%
Training Information, July 2020
Average Training Timei 1.83 years
Training Success Ratei 73%
Travel Days from Academyi 2 days