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Employers of Aviation Management majors in KS

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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IFR Systems, Inc.
Brp US Inc.
Bomgardier Flight Test Center
Textron Aviation Inc.
Textron Aviation Inc.
Textron Aviation Inc.
Cessna Aircraft Company
Figeac Aero North America, Inc.
National Metal Finishing
Textron Aviation Inc.
Federal Aviation Administration
Sector Field Office
Federal Aviation Administration
System Management Office
Federal Aviation Administration
Air Route Traffic Control Ctr
Federal Aviation Administration
Field Maintenance Party
Federal Aviation Administration
Airport Traffic Control Tower
Federal Aviation Administration
FAA Hti
Signature Flight Support Corporation
General Electric Company
GE
Federal Aviation Administration
Midstates Operations Ctrl Ctr
Federal Aviation Administration
Flight Standards District Off
Topeka Air Ambulance Inc
Life Star
Midwest Corporate Aviation, Inc.
Metropolitan Topeka Airport Authority
M T A A
Metropolitan Topeka Airport Authority
Safety Department
Global Parts Aero Manufacturing Inc
Honeywell International Inc.
Honeywell
The Wichita Airport Authority
Colonel James Jabara Airport
Eaglemed LLC
Jet Airwerks, L.L.C.
City of Cimarron
Global Engineering and Technology
Wells Aircraft, Inc.
Collins Industries, Inc.
Federal Aviation Administration
Technical Operating Field Svcs
Executive Airshare LLC
Executive Flight Services
Lawrence Municipal Airport-Lwc
Freeman Holdings, L.L.C.
Million Air
Flightsafety International Inc.
Cessna Learning Center
The Wichita Airport Authority
Kansas Air Center Inc
Mid-Continent Aviation Services, Inc.
Crotts Aircraft Service Inc
Hetrick Air Services, Inc
AvFlight Salina Corporation
Aero Interior Maintenance, Inc.
Air Plains Services, Corporation.
Federal Aviation Administration
System Support Center
Midwest Air Traffic Control Service, Inc.
Federal Aviation Administration
System Support Center
Salina Airport Authority
Eagle Med Inc
Ballard Aviation
Global Parts Aero Structures Inc
Freeman Holdings, L.L.C.
Million Air Topeka
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