Aviation Inspectors

5.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
46%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
4.6%
by 2030
WAGES
$78,400
or $37.69 hourly
VOLUME
27,360
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 46% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Manual Dexterity
Social Perceptiveness
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Aviation Inspectors' job openings is expected to rise 4.6% by 2030
'Aviation Inspectors' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Aviation Inspectors' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Aviation Inspectors' was $78,400, or $37.69 hourly
'Aviation Inspectors' are paid 86.9% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 27,360 people employed as Aviation Inspectors.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Inspect aircraft, maintenance procedures, air navigational aids, air traffic controls, and communications equipment to ensure conformance with Federal safety regulations.

SOC Code: 53-6051.01

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