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Employers of Aviation Management majors in MS

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
Dynamic Aviation Group, Inc.
Vertex Aerospace LLC
City of Laurel
Laurel Airport
Federal Aviation Administration
Federal Aviation Administration
Airway Fclties Sys Spport Unit
Federal Aviation Administration
Airport Traffic Control Tower
Gulfport Biloxi Regional Airport Authority
GULFPORT BILOXI INTERNATIONAL
Nicholas Services, LLC
Nicholas Air
City of Jackson
Jackson Municipal Airport Auth
Air Chef Aviation Inc
Federal Express Corporation
Fedex
Federal Aviation Administration
Airway Facilities Field Office
Tyonek Worldwide Services, Inc.
Mercury Air Centers, Inc.
Atlantic Aviation
Air Repair, Inc.
Surplus Speciality
Federal Aviation Administration
Radar Air Traffic Control Ctr
Federal Aviation Administration
Flight Standards District Off
Executive Air Charter LLC
Million Air Interlink, Inc.
Million Air Gulfport-Biloxi
Greenville, City of (inc)
FAA/Sct Greenville Mun Airpor
Trace Aviation, Inc.
Freeman Holdings of Mississippi, L.L.C.
Million Air Stennis
Federal Aviation Administration
Key Feld Arprt Trffic Ctrl Twr
Golden Triangle Regional Arprt
Expressjet Airlines, Inc.
A S A Airlines
Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport
Federal Aviation Administration
System Support Center
Tunica County Administrators Department
Tunica County Municipal Arprt
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Airlines
Meridian Aviation
Meridian Airport Authority
Airport Management Solutions LLC
Mid Delta Aviation
Columbus Avflight Corporation
Romac Inc
Ocean Springs Airport
Hesler-Noble Field (lul)
Laurel Airport Authority
Tupelo Airport Authority
Tupelo Regional Airport
Dean Aircraft Service, Inc
Vectair USA LLC
Vectairusa
R A S Inc
Jackson County Airport Authority
Trent Lott International Arprt
Adams County Airport Commission
Natchez Adams County Airport
Federal Aviation Administration
System Support Center Work Ctr
B & M Aircraft Services, LLC
Hawkins Jet Center, LLC
Jackson Air Center, Inc.
Jackson Air Charter
Greenwood Leflore Airport
Metro Industrial Park, Ltd
Prentiss Jefferson Davis County Airport
Southern Company Services Inc
Aviation Dept
Skywest, Inc.
Federal Aviation Administration
System Support Center
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