Aerospace, Engineering and Technology

Use new technology for careers that are engaging, technical and fast-paced. Some of the technologies used include computer technologies, sustainable technologies, advanced robotics, and process technologies. A career in engineering will allow you to take part in the process of creating meaningful and impactful products!

Career Pathways

Requires on-the-job training, work experience, and/or a high school diploma
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Assembler and Fabricator $11.47
Requires two years of education beyond high school or on-the-job experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Inspector, Tester Sorter, Sampler and Weigher $14.35
Civil Engineer Technician $17.62
First Line Supervisor of Production and Operation Workers $22.03
Requires four or more years of education beyond high school plus work experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Engineer $28.10

Training Pathways

Middle and high school career or career academy programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Aerospace Technologies Bethlehem High School
Aerospace Technologies Poplar Springs High School
Certifications, technical programs or two-year degree programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Aircraft Airframe Mechanics Tom P. Haney Technical College
Aircraft Power Plant Mechanics Tom P. Haney Technical College
Electrical Instrumentation Technician Electrician Florida Panhandle Technical College
Bachelor's, master's or doctoral programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Civil Engineering Florida State University (Bay County)
Computer Engineering Florida State University (Bay County)
Computer Science Florida State University (Bay County)
Computer Science Florida State University (Bay County)
Electrical Engineering Florida State University (Bay County)
Engineering Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

*Salary information source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Bureau of Labor Market Statistics, August 2016. The final education and wage rate is the decision of the hiring employer.

Note: Entrepreneurial skills are frequently incorporated in different Career Pathways programs to help students prepare to launch and contribute to successful enterprises of all types.

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