Whether you’re looking for a new job or you’re simply interested in airline type jobs, I’ve put together a list of the major careers you could possibly get either on the plane or in the airport itself. Along with the job title, I’ve provided a short description as well as what you can expect to be paid in your first year.
Admin Support (30k-54k): Administrative support includes an array of jobs from secretaries to data entry.
Aerospace Engineer(56K-71k/year): Responsible for developing aircrafts, spacecrafts, missiles, and can also supervise these products.
Crew Scheduler (41k-75k): Responsible for scheduling the crew and making sure that no delays exist on the ground.
Dispatcher (28k-45k): Dispatcher prepare flight plans and detailed schedules of destinations, layovers and many other related issues.
Flight Attendant (43k-69k/year): Responsible for the safety of the aircraft cabin and it’s passengers.
Flight Instructor (79k-116k): In charge of training new pilots while teaching the main fundamentals.
Ground Attendant (43k-79k): There are many jobs in this category but relate to assisting passengers or answering general questions at the terminal desk.
Operations (103k-200k): Operation agents are responsible for transmitting information from and to pilots, ground crew, and other crew.
Pilot (93k-150k): Responsible for maintaining the cockpit and controlling the aircraft.
Reservations (26k-55k): A reservation sales agent will provide information over the phone confirming and setting up reservations for passengers.
Sales (42k-75k): Generally in charge of ticket sales and representation of sales.
Service Agent (26k-43k): These agents are responsible for passengers not in the aircraft. Agents will refund passengers, compute fares, sell tickets and much more.
All of the salary information is based on Salary.com pay scale and can vary depending on your location. When you’re looking for an airline job, make sure that you explore all the alternatives because there are plenty of them. A good place to start for finding airline related jobs are at SnagAJob.