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Airfield Operations Specialists
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or $23.02 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (53)
Assisting and Caring for Others (48)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (31)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Airfield Operations Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 8% by 2031
'Airfield Operations Specialists' is expected to be a 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 'Airfield Operations Specialists' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Airfield Operations Specialists' was $47,880, or $23.02 hourly
'Airfield Operations Specialists' are paid 4.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as airfield operations specialists?
As of 2021 there were 12,610 people employed as Airfield Operations Specialists within the United States.
This represents around 0.009% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 11 thousand people are employed as 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.
SOC Code: 53-2022.00
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