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Employers of Aviation Management majors in IL

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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United Airlines, Inc.
American Airlines, Inc.
United Airlines, Inc.
United
Federal Aviation Administration
Air Route Traffic Control Ctr
Federal Aviation Administration
Regional Administrators Staff
Federal Aviation Administration
Aerospace Medicine Division
Scrub, Inc.
Scrub Services
Federal Aviation Administration
System Support Center
Premier Air Center, LLC
West Star Aviation
International Cargo Marketing Consultants, Inc.
Alliance Airlines
Swissport Usa, Inc.
American Airlines, Inc.
American Airlines Medical Dept
Standardaero Business Aviation Services, LLC
Standardaero
Southwest Airlines Co.
Southwest Airlines
Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp
AIR WISCONSIN AIRLINES CORPORATION
United Airlines, Inc.
United
United Airlines, Inc.
Prospect Airport Services, Inc.
Chicago Midway Airport
Hassett Express, LLC
Swissport Cargo Services, L.P.
Alliance Ground International, LLC
Elliott Aviation, Inc.
Elliot Beechcraft
Worldwide Flight Services Inc
Federal Aviation Administration
Chicago Nas Implementation Ctr
United Continental Holdings, Inc.
United Airlines, Inc.
United
United Airlines, Inc.
United
Flightstar Corporation
Mileage Plus Holdings, LLC
United Airlines, Inc.
Global Aerospace Partners, LP
APS
Jet Aviation St. Louis, Inc.
Landmark Aviation Waukegan LLC
Joliet Avionics, Inc.
Gps World Supply
Priester Aviation
Federal Aviation Administration
Airport Traffic Control Tower
Alliance Ground International, LLC
Menzies Aviation (texas), Inc.
Aircraft Service International
Emery Air, Inc.
Chicago Glider Club
Db Aviation, Incorporated
Federal Aviation Administration
Medical Field Office
Federal Aviation Administration
Airport Traffic Control Tower
Federal Aviation Administration
System Support Center
Federal Aviation Administration
System Support Center
Federal Aviation Administration
Human Resources Division
Federal Aviation Administration
Logistics Division
Federal Aviation Administration
Office of Rgonal Administrator
Federal Aviation Administration
Regional Oprtns Ctr & Emrgncy
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