Training Requirements for Airfield Operations Specialists

Airfield operations specialists need a high school diploma or equivalent and long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Airfield operations specialists
Percent
Less than High School 0.6
High School 10.2
Some College 34.2
Associates Degree 14.2
Bachelors Degree 34.4
Masters Degree 5.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.2

Employment Outlook for Airfield Operations Specialists

This represents about 7,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more airfield operations specialists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.

Typical Income for Airfield Operations Specialists

Hourly Income

On average,airfield operations specialists make $25.19 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Airfield operations specialists $11.39 $16.46 $23.51 $30.59 $43.44
Transportation and material moving occupations $9.21 $10.91 $14.78 $20.76 $28.50
Air traffic controllers and airfield operations specialists $17.75 $29.55 $46.57 $67.09 $80.16
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, airfield operations specialists make $52,380 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Airfield operations specialists $23,690 $34,240 $48,910 $63,640 $90,350
Transportation and material moving occupations $19,150 $22,680 $30,730 $43,170 $59,270
Air transportation workers $32,880 $47,020 $71,510 $118,770 $177,670
Air traffic controllers and airfield operations specialists $36,910 $61,460 $96,870 $139,540 $166,730
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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