Careers

Find a career in aviation or aerospace that is right for you.

Aviation administrative managers specific responsibilities vary by the type of organization and may include keeping records, distributing mail, and planning and maintaining facilities.

Average Salary: $92,470

Aerospace engineers design aircraft, spacecraft, satellites, and missiles. They also test prototypes to make sure that they function according to design.

Average Salary: $116,500

Increasingly, these workers are required to program and run computer simulation tools and processes in their work, as well as advanced automation and robotics.

Average Salary: $65,170

Controllers usually manage multiple airplanes at the same time and often must make quick decisions about completely different activities.

Average Salary: $141,110

Overall an aircraft mechanic works to diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies, such as hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Average Salary: $66,040

Routine production assembly operations and inspection on structural and mechanical assemblies, subassemblies and systems, equipment and accessories using manual operations is a large part of an ai

Average Salary: $60,240

Airport maintenance are required staff at all airports. Maintenance staff at larger airports will typically specialize in more specific tasks such as “airfield painting” or “pavement repair teams.”

Average Salary: $40,264

Airfield operations specialists are essential to ensure airport ground and airside activities are conducted safely and efficiently.

Average Salary: $56,790

Airline Pilots plan each flight with the airline's flight dispatcher and meteorologist, checking weight, fuel supply, alternate destination, weather and route.

Average Salary: $165,250

Ticket agents also take and confirm passengers’ reservations for transportation.

Average Salary: $43,730

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