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Top 5 Highest Paying Jobs in the Aviation Industry

The aviation industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. According to Forbes, the aviation industry supports 65.5 million jobs around the world and supports $2.7 trillion (3.6%) of the world’s gross domestic product (GDP). Professionals who are a part of this ever-growing industry, make great money while working. 

Here are to 5 paying jobs in the aviation industry:

1. Airline Pilot

As an airline pilot, you could work for an airline that transports passengers and cargo on a fixed schedule. To become a pilot you don’t need a bachelor’s degree or any other degree. You just need to have a CPL, that is, Commercial Pilot License. The average salary for an airline pilot is around ₹ 46,87,900/- per year.

2. Flight Attendant

A flight attendant is employed by a company to board commercial as well as international flights to ensure the comfort and protection of passengers on board. The average salary of a cabin crew starts from RS40,000/- and can go up to 2lakh rupees per month.

3. Airport Manager

As an airport manager, your work is to look after all operations at the airport which includes maintenance, security, airline scheduling, and a lot of other works. An airport manager is a busy man with a lot of workloads. The average salary of an airport manager is around ₹ 6,67,800/- per year.

4. Air Traffic Controller

Air traffic controllers monitor the location of aircraft in their assigned airspace by radar and communicate with the pilots by radio. Their job is to help pilots by providing them essential information like weather reports, runway allocation, emergency landings, etc. the average Air Traffic Controller Salary in Indiais around ₹6,96,343/- per year which can even go up to 9,00,000/- and more.

5. Aeronautical Engineer

Aeronautical engineers deal with aircraft. Their primary work is to design, maintain, and make different technologies for different aircraft. These are highly qualified engineers. The average salary of aeronautical engineers can be between Rs 5-6 lakh per annum.

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