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Employers of Aviation Management majors in AZ

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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Company City State
The Air Force United States Department of
Tucson International Airport
Able Aerospace Services, Inc.
Able Aerospace Services
Colorado River Indian Tribes
Crit-Air
Asig Phoenix Inc
Marana Aerospace Solutions, Inc.
Ascent Aviation Services
Mesa Air Group, Inc.
Mesa
Tucson Airport Authority, Inc.
Tucson International Airport
America West Airlines, Inc.
America West Airlines, Inc.
Fedex Ground Package System, Inc.
Fedex
A E Wolffe, Ltd.
Job Aire Aviation Services
Rural/Metro Fire Department Inc
American Airlines, Inc
AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC
City of Phoenix
Aviation Department
City of Phoenix
Aviation Department
Mesa Airlines, Inc.
Mesa Airlines
Freedom Airlines, Inc.
Prospect International Airport Services Corporation
Federal Express Corporation
Fedex
PHI Air Medical, L.L.C.
Air Evac Services
Reva, Inc.
Reva
Northrop Grumman Technical Services, Inc.
Tucson Airport Authority, Inc.
American Airlines, Inc.
US Airways
Copper State Turbine Engine Co.
Executive Aircraft Maintenance
United Airlines, Inc.
United
Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport Authority
The Air Force United States Department of
355 Transportation Squadron
Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport Authority
MD Helicopters, Inc.
Worldwide Jet Charter, Inc.
Worldwide Jet
Standardaero Business Aviation Services, LLC
Standardaero
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Fire Management and Aviation
Sun-Western Flyers, Inc.
Sun Care Air Ambulance
Air Ambulance By B & C Flight Management, Inc
Federal Aviation Administration
Phoenix Terminal Radar Control
Federal Aviation Administration
Airport Traffic Control Tower
Federal Aviation Administration
Facility Security Unit
Federal Aviation Administration
Flight Standards District Off
Federal Aviation Administration
Airport Traffic Control Tower
Villa 13, L.L.C.
Trooper USA
Kingman Airline Services, Inc
Kingman Airline Services
Papillon Airways, Inc.
Papillon Grand Cyn Helicopters
Frontier Airlines, Inc.
Textron Aviation Inc.
Cessna Long Bch Cttion Svc Ctr
American Airlines, Inc.
US Airways
Arizona Shuttle
Shuttle You Prescott
Swissport Fueling, Inc.
Tempus Jets, Inc.
Tempus Jet Flight Operations
Sports Jet, LLC
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