U.S. commercial aviation is on track to carry over one billion passengers by 2032. Boeing projects the need for over a half million new mechanic technicians worldwide over the next 20 years.
What this means for you is opportunities throughout the United States and abroad. Your future begins here at the Aviation Institute of Maintenance. Whether you are graduating high school, exiting the military or simply looking for a better career, aviation maintenance and avionics offer possibilities like none other.
The aviation industry offers exceptional pay and long-term job security. AMTs employed in the aviation field have an average entry level wage of $15.48 hourly. The top 10% averaged $24.61 hourly, the middle 50% averaged $14.71 and the bottom 10% averaged $9.27 hourly. This data was extracted between August 10, 2013 and August 10, 2014. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the median hourly earnings for aviation technicians throughout one’s career span is $26.55 per hour, that’s over $55,000 a year. AMTs with advanced ratings and administrative ability can reach supervisory and executive positions. Those who have broad maintenance and overhaul experience can become designated inspectors. – less
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