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Aviation


Aviation encompasses all the activities relating to airborne devices created by human ingenuity, generally known as aircraft. These activities include the organizations and regulatory bodies as well as the personnel related with the operation of aircraft and the industries involved in airplane manufacture, development, and design.

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Air Traffic Controllers
Wage: $111,870
10 Year Growth Rate: 10.2%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 2.9%
Employed Part Time: 2.1%

Education Requirements:
Long-term on-the-job training
Airline Pilots and Flight Engineers
Wage: $111,680
10 Year Growth Rate: 12.9%
Self Employed: 2.5%
Unemployment Rate: 2.0%
Employed Part Time: 14.2%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
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
Commercial Pilots
Wage: $66,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 13.2%
Self Employed: 1.9%
Unemployment Rate: 2.0%
Employed Part Time: 14.2%

Education Requirements:
Postsecondary vocational award
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
Airfield Operations Specialists
Wage: $43,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 11.8%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 2.9%
Employed Part Time: 2.1%

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