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Employers of Aviation Management majors in KY

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
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Airlines
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Airlines
GE Aviation Systems LLC
Kenton County Airport Board
Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc.
Federal Aviation Administration
Airport Traffic Control Tower
Louisville International Airports
Delta Private Jets, Inc.
UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.
R.J. Corman Aviation Services, LLC
Blue Grass Airport
Menzies Aviation (texas), Inc.
Aircraft Service International
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government
Blue Grass Airport
Southern Air Inc.
Southern Air
Federal Aviation Administration
Atlanta Hazardous Mtls Off
Air To Ground Services, Inc
Pressure Washing Division
Macquarie Aviation North America 2 Inc.
Atlantic Aviation Louisville
Ameriflight, LLC
SAI Holdings, Inc.
American Airlines, Inc.
American Eagle
1st Choice Aerospace Inc.
Louisville Regional Airport Authority
Ameriflight, LLC
Truman Arnold Companies
TAC Air Aviation Div
Federal Aviation Administration
Airport Traffic Control Tower
Federal Aviation Administration
Air Route Traffic Control Ctr
United Parcel Service Co.
U P S
Paducah Airport Corporation
Barkley Regional Airport
Air Evac Leasing Corporation
Air Evac Leasing Corporation
Air Evac Lifeteam
Federal Aviation Administration
System Support Center
Air Methods Corporation
Psa Airlines, Inc.
P S A Airlaines
Barkley Regional Airport Authority
Barkley Regional Airport
Encompassair
Amports, Inc.
Atlantivc Aviation
United Parcel Service, Inc. (oh)
UPS
Central American Airways Flying Service Inc
Air General Inc.
Midamerica Jet Inc
Louisville Regional Airport Authority
Relocation Office
Kenton County Airport Board
Cincinnt/Nrthern KY Intl Arprt
Global Aero Service Inc
Aerospace
Louisville Executive Aviation, LLC
United Parcel Service, Inc. (oh)
UPS
Bowling Green Warren County Regional Airport
Federal Aviation Administration
System Support Center
Air Evac Inc
Aircraft On Ground, Inc.
Southern Air Holdings, Inc.
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