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Employers of Aviation Management majors in AR

Air traffic controllers coordinate the movement of air traffic to ensure that aircraft stay safe distances apart. Air traffic controllers work in control towers, approach control facilities, or route centers. Their work can be stressful because total concentration is required at all times. Night, weekend, and rotating shifts are common. To become an air traffic controller, a person must be a U.S. citizen, pass medical and background checks, achieve a qualifying score on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pre-employment test, and complete a training course at the FAA Academy. The median annual wage for air traffic controllers was $122,530 in May 2012. Employment of air traffic controllers is projected to show little or no change from 2012 to 2022. Most employment opportunities will result from the need to replace workers who retire or leave the occupation. Job opportunities will be best for applicants with an air traffic management degree from an FAA-certified school or have an air traffic control background.

Air Traffic Controllers

Air traffic controllers coordinate the movement of air traffic to ensure that aircraft stay safe distances apart. Air traffic controllers work in control towers, approach control facilities, or route centers. They 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. Their work can be stressful because total concentration is required at all times. Night, weekend, and rotating shifts are common. To become an air traffic controller, a person must be a U.S. citizen, pass medical and background checks, achieve a qualifying score on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pre-employment test, and complete a training course at the FAA Academy. The median annual wage for air traffic controllers was $124,540 in May 2017. Employment of air traffic controllers is projected to grow 3 percent from 2016 to 2016, slower than the average for all occupations. Competition for air traffic controller jobs is expected to be very strong, with many people applying for a relatively small number of jobs.

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

Supervise and coordinate the activities of ground crew in the loading, unloading, securing, and staging of aircraft cargo or baggage. May determine the quantity and orientation of cargo and compute aircraft center of gravity. May accompany aircraft as member of flight crew and monitor and handle cargo in flight, and assist and brief passengers on safety and emergency procedures. Includes loadmasters. The median annual wage for air cargo handling supervisors was $48,150 in May 2017.

Airfield Operations Specialists

Ensure the safe takeoff and landing of commercial and military aircraft. Duties include coordination between air-traffic control and maintenance personnel; dispatching; using airfield landing and navigational aids; implementing airfield safety procedures; monitoring and maintaining flight records; and applying knowledge of weather information. The median annual wage for airfield operations specialists was $52,360 in May 2017.

Cargo and Freight Agents

Expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals, and shipping docks. Take orders from customers and arrange pickup of freight and cargo for delivery to loading platform. Prepare and examine bills of lading to determine shipping charges and tariffs. The median annual wage for cargo and freight agents was $41,820 in May 2017.

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Rose Upholstery, Inc.
Rose Upholstery
Triumph Airborne Structures, LLC
Federal Aviation Administration
Airport Traffic Control Tower
Federal Aviation Administration
System Support Center
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Airlines
Southwest Airlines Co.
Southwest Airlines
Aviation Repair Technologies LLC
Art
Southwest Airlines Co.
Southwest Airlines
Triumph Fabrication - Orangeburg
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center
Envoy Air Inc.
AMR Eagle
Federal Aviation Administration
System Support Center
Fedex Ground Package System, Inc.
Fedex
Federal Aviation Administration
Airport Traffic Control Tower
American Airlines, Inc.
Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport Authority
Regional Jet Center, Inc.
Crain Aviation
Federal Aviation Administration
Flight Standards District Off
Little Rock Communities LLC
R&C Aviation, Inc.
Beaudet Aviation Inc
Fedex Freight Corporation
Fedex
Federal Aviation Administration
System Support Center
Dexter B. Florence Memorial Field (m89)
Blytheville-Gosnell Regional Airport Authority
Texarkana Airport Authority
Texarkana Regional Airport
Precision Aerospace Technologi
Griffin AG Inc
Rose Aircraft Services
Lake Beaver Aviation Inc
Paint Horse General Contractor
Fort Smith Regional Airport
Fort Smith Airport Commission
American Airlines, Inc.
Jonesboro Municipal Airport Commission
Air Transport International Limited Liability Company
Chris Sinkbeiner
Omni Air Express
City of Hot Springs
Municipal Airport
Omni Air Express
OMNI AIR EXPRESS
City of Malvern
Malvern Municipal Airport
Summit Aviation
AG Air Maintenance Services Inc
Federal Aviation Administration
System Support Center
Mc Neely Charter Service Inc
Air Charter Express
Mid America Testing LLC
Aircraft Strl Inspections LLC
North Little Rock Airport Commission
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Airborne Flying Service Inc
Sharp Aviation Inc
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