Why Choose an Aviation Industry?
It is no doubt a notion that aviation industry is considered to be an integral part of the society. If aviation is regarded to be as a career, there are qualified personnel required. The aviation industry requires the personnel to have various interests, skills and backgrounds.
What are the essentials required before you lay your hand in the aviation field?
The entry-level aviation jobs include extensive customer service where there are strong interpersonal skills and communication skills required. On the other hand, some of the aviation careers require certification from the Federal Aviation Administration, for pilot and air traffic control specialist. Other aviation careers like an aviation business manager require a college degree.
One can look out for job designations like
- Airport Managers and Safety Officers: This comprises of a managerial role and is best for those who do not like their feet in the air. They can take up BBA Course in Airport Management and can become Airport Administrators, Airport Managers, Safety Officers and Airport Staff Manager. The starting salary of the Airport Manager varies from Rs 3 and 6 lakhs per annum.
- Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME): A flight can only take off when it has been given a go-ahead signal by the aircraft maintenance engineer. The job responsibility includes that the person should ensure that the aircraft is in perfect condition before it will go ahead for a take-off. The job also includes repair, cover maintenance, overhaul and troubleshooting of the aircraft. There is also an inclusion of executing modifications and performing an inspection. An AME course will do for this job and for this 10+2 with MPC as its core and 50% of marks is required. A fitness certificate is also required for the course. The starting salary of AME comprises from Rs 2 to 4 lakhs per annum.
- Air Traffic Controller (ATC): There is a major absence of ATCs in India and with more airports coming up, there will be major demand for this job designation. A 3-year course in B Sc Aviation is required for this job. While learning this course, one can also know about Meteorology, Air Regulations, Aviation Security, Flight Safety and Crew Management, Navigation, etc. The starting salary for this position comprises Rs 2 lakhs to 4 lakhs per annum.
- Aeronautical Engineer: The Aeronautical Engineers are the one who designs, manufacture and maintain the aircraft. After graduating from the 4 years long worth-it course, the engineer can either become a Research and Development Engineer or Chief Engineer or Design Engineer.
Aviation Management Salary in India
|Designation||Average Salary (India)|
|Manager at Airport||Rs. 7 Lakhs|
|Terminal Manger||Rs. 9 Lakhs|
|Chief Financial Officer (CFO)||Rs. 33 Lakhs|
|Procurement Manager||Rs. 8 Lakhs|
|Security Supervisor||Rs. 4 Lakhs|