Management for Airline ProfessionalsEmployment
According to DiplomaGuide.com, "An aviation manager plans flight schedules, oversees aircraft maintenance and manages staff. In this management position, you must understand the technical aspects of airplane operations and maintenance."
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that all airfield operation specialists, including those working in management positions, will see a 8 percent employment growth by 2020. Airline managers also have the potential to earn a high salary.
Potential Job Titles
- Airline Maintenance Manager/Supervisor
- Airline Ticketing Manager/Supervisor
- Airline Baggage Manager/Supervisor
- Airline Ramp Supervisor
Salary Data *
- Airline Area Manager *
Average Wage: $20.49/hour
Top Earners: $34.32/hour* Source: Payscale.com, 2014
- Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisor *
Average Wage: $27.64/hour
Top Earners: $42.98/hour