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Employers of Aviation Management majors in WA

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
Federal Aviation Administration
Office of The Reg ADM
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Alaska Airlines
Virgin America Inc
Federal Aviation Administration
United Airlines, Inc.
United
Port of Seattle
Seatac Airport Receiving
United Airlines, Inc
United
Port of Seattle
Sea-TAC International Airport
Alaska Airlines, Inc
Alaska Airlines
Federal Aviation Administration
Seattle Air Traffic Ctrl Ctr
Omni Air International, LLC
American Airlines, Inc.
Airlift Northwest
County of King
Dept of Transportation
Horizon Air Industries, Inc.
Horizon Air
Aviation Technical Services, Inc.
Ats
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Alaska Airlines
Horizon Airlines
Federal Aviation Administration
Aircraft Certification Office
Swissport Usa, Inc.
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Alaska Airlines
United Airlines, Inc.
United
United Airlines, Inc
United
United Airlines, Inc.
United
VT Volant Aerospace, LLC
Volant Aerospace, LLC
Kenmore Air Harbor, Inc.
Kenmore Air Seaplanes
Alaska Air Group, Inc
Clay Lacy Aviation, Inc.
Alaska Airlines, Inc
Alaska Airlines
Aeronautical Services, Inc.
Federal Aviation Administration
Air Traffic Representative
Federal Aviation Administration
Airport Traffic Control Tower
Federal Aviation Administration
Certificate Management Office
Federal Aviation Administration
Emergency Plans & Operations
Federal Aviation Administration
Security & Hazardouos Mtls Div
Federal Aviation Administration
System Support Center
Federal Aviation Administration
Flight Standards District Off
Federal Aviation Administration
Airport Traffic Control Tower
Federal Aviation Administration
Field Maintenance Party
Federal Aviation Administration
Automated Flight Service Stn
Falck Northwest Corp.
Falck Northwest
Cargolux Airlines Intl
TCS Expeditions, Inc.
TCS World Travel
Aeroflight Executive Services, Inc
Aeroflight Light Exec Svcs
Rockwell Collins, Inc.
Collins Avionics Group
Soundair Repair Group, LLC
Soundair Aviation Services
Swissport Cargo Services, L.P.
Commercial Aircraft Interiors
Federal Aviation Administration
Airports Division
County of Snohomish
Snohomish County Airport
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