The Atlanta airport is particularly in need of maintenance workers and is holding an invitation-only job fair for electricians, HVAC technicians and facilities maintenance mechanics next week. Those interested should apply online by Friday, Oct. 11. Qualified candidates will get an invitation to the job fair to be held Oct. 16.
Separately, Aerotropolis Atlanta is holding a career expo for 11th and 12th grade students on Oct. 18 at the Georgia International Convention Center.
PAY FOR AVIATION JOBS
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport’s Careers in Aviation brochure includes sample salary ranges for dozens of jobs in the industry, citing 2018 estimates from Glassdoor.com. Below are a few included in the airport’s brochure. Note that depending on the employer, experience and other factors, actual pay may be higher or lower than these ranges.
» Regional airline pilot: $25-$38/hour
» National/international airline pilot: $110,000-$250,000/year
» Flight attendant: $35,000-$63,000/year
» Concession worker: $8-$14/hour
» Security officer: $12-$34/hour
» Ticket agent: $10-$22/hour
» Airframe and powerplant mechanic: $19-$30/hour
» Flight dispatcher: $16-$35/hour
» Fire and Rescue: $32,000-$63,000/year
» Aeronautical engineer: $65,000-$111,000/year