Aerospace & Engineering

Every successful flight – through the clouds or into space – is the result of amazing work by a dedicated team. If you are fascinated with the magic of flight and have dreamed of being a part of making it happen, consider a career in the growing aviation and aerospace sector!

Career Pathways

Requires on-the-job training, work experience, and/or a high school diploma
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Assembler & Fabricator $13.45
Welder, Cutter, Solder $17.04
Production, Planning & Expediting Worker $18.93
Requires two years of education beyond high school or on-the-job experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Inspector, Tester, Sorter $19.35
Civil Engineer Technician $21.08
First Line Supervisor of Production & Operation Workers $24.16
Requires four or more years of education beyond high school plus work experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Civil Engineer $37.24
Electrical Engineer $37.52
Industrial Engineer $38.40

Training Pathways

Middle and high school career or career academy programs

 

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Certifications, technical programs or two-year degree programs
Training Programs Institution/School
A.S. AeronauticsEmbry Riddle Aeronautical University
A.S. Aviation MaintenanceEmbry Riddle Aeronautical University
A.S. Industrial ManagementPensacola State College
Aircraft Airframe MechanicsTom P. Haney Technical College
Aircraft Power Plant MechanicsTom P. Haney Technical College
Aviation AcademyTom P. Haney Technical College
Aviation Maintenance AeronauticsEmbry Riddle Aeronautical University
Aviation MaintenanceGeorge Stone Technical Center
Computer Engineering TechnologyNorthwest Florida State College
Electrical Instrumentation Technician ElectricianFlorida Panhandle Technical College
Engineering TechnologyGulf Coast State College
Engineering TechnologyNorthwest Florida State College
Project Manager – Technology ManagementNorthwest Florida State College
Bachelor's, master's or doctoral programs
Training Programs Institution/School
Aerospace EngineeringEmbry Riddle Aeronautical University
B.S. Aerospace EngineeringEmbry Riddle Aeronautical University
B.S. Computer ScienceUniversity of West Florida
B.S. Electrical EngineeringUniversity of West Florida
B.S. Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of West Florida
Business AdministrationUniversity of West Florida
Civil Engineering ComputerFlorida State University (Bay County)
Civil EngineeringFlorida State University (Bay County)
Computer EngineeringUniversity of West Florida
Computer EngineeringFlorida State University (Bay County)
Computer ScienceUniversity of West Florida
Computer ScienceFlorida State University (Bay County)
Electrical EngineeringUniversity of West Florida
Electrical EngineeringFlorida State University (Bay County)
Engineering TechnologyEmbry Riddle Aeronautical University
Engineering/Computer ScienceFlorida State University (Bay County)
EngineeringEmbry Riddle Aeronautical University
Environmental EngineeringFlorida State University (Bay County)
Information TechnologyUniversity of West Florida
Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of West Florida
Mechanical EngineeringFlorida State University (Bay County)
University AviationEmbry Riddle Aeronautical University

Northwest Florida Career Pathways provides a broad snapshot of the job titles and average hourly rate for the noted eight participating Counties. Please select a county for the applicable county specific job title/average hourly rate and training programs in each geographic area.

*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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