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Aircraft Structural Technician


An Aircraft Structural Technician program will teach a student to repair, install, and manufacture parts and components of an aircraft. As an Aircraft Structural Technician you will also inspects and verify the installation and operation of the components affected using test and measuring equipment as required.

A student entering the Aircraft Structural Technician program should have a strong mathematical background, as courses in applied physics, applied mathematics, and aero dynamics are throughly studied and tested throughout the program. The Aircraft Structural Technician program will generally take 4 years to complete.



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Aerospace Engineers
Wage: $101,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 10.2%
Self Employed: 1.4%
Unemployment Rate: 1.5%
Employed Part Time: 2.6%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
Wage: $55,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 10.6%
Self Employed: 0.4%
Unemployment Rate: 2.6%
Employed Part Time: 2.1%

Education Requirements:
Postsecondary vocational award
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
Wage: $52,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 12.8%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 2.6%
Employed Part Time: 1.9%

Education Requirements:
Moderate-term on-the-job training