Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

5.0/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $25.74 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 50% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness
Assisting and Caring for Others
Manual Dexterity
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors' job openings is expected to rise 10.5% by 2031
'Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors' was $53,540, or $25.74 hourly
'Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors' are paid 17.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as aircraft cargo handling supervisors?

As of 2021 there were 8,590 people employed as Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors within the United States.
This represents around 0.006% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 16 thousand people are employed as Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 53-1041.00


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