Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
Air Transportation Occupations
Air Traffic Controllers
- The vast majority of air traffic controllers are employed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), an agency of the federal government.
- Applicants without prior air traffic control experience must be 30 years of age or younger.
- Replacement needs will continue to account for most job openings, reflecting the large number of air traffic controllers who will be eligible to retire over the next decade.
- Competition for jobs will remain keen.
Nature of the Work
The National Airspace System (NAS) is a vast network of people and equipment that ensures the safe operation of commercial and private aircraft. ...