Graduate Salary
2 years
Avg Length

Airport Operations Requirements

The Airport Operations Associate Certificate Program's purpose is to provide workers, currently employed by local, regional and international airports in Canada, the United States and globally with the opportunity to upgrade their technical and airport administration business skills. It will also be of benefit to those individuals who are not currently employed by an airport but are considering a career in airport operations.

The program focuses on industry standards and regulations related to airport operations including but not limited to airport and airline security systems, airport master planning, aviation safety and risk management, emergency preparedness, human factors, safety management systems and technical writing.

Airport Operations Careers

The career trajectory of people with an Airport Operations degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Airport Operations degrees have experience in is Freight and Cargo Inspector, followed by Pipefitter, Air Traffic Controller, Flight Attendant, Commercial Pilot, Pilot, Air Crew Officer, Travel Agent, Security Guard, and Orderly.

Career % of graduates % of population Multiple
Freight and Cargo Inspector 3.8% 0.0% 1377.3×
Pipefitter 2.0% 0.0% 94.1×
Air Traffic Controller 2.8% 0.0% 96.1×
Flight Attendant 3.3% 0.1% 33.2×
Commercial Pilot 0.9% 0.0% 29.3×
Pilot 1.7% 0.1% 28.1×
Air Crew Officer 2.1% 0.0% 115.0×
Travel Agent 1.6% 0.2% 10.3×
Security Guard 2.3% 0.3% 6.7×
Orderly 0.8% 0.3% 2.8×

Airport Operations Salary

Airport Operations graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.

Percentile Earnings after graduation ($1000s USD)
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Airport Operations Underemployment

Airport Operations graduates are highly employed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.

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