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GLOBAL INDUSTRY. INFINITE OPPORTUNITIES.

DEDIC AT ED TO HEL PING BUSINESS A C H I E V E I T S H I G H E S T G O A L S.

FLIGHT ATTENDANT

SCHEDULER/ DISPATCHER

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

PILOT

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

MARKETING

ENGINEER/ DESIGNER

AIRPORT MANAGEMENT

LAWYER

DRONE OPERATOR

Visit NBAA.org/students to see where the skies can take you

A CAREER GUIDE TO BUSINESS AVIATION
No matter what your goals are, achieve them in this dynamic global industry
nbaa.org/students

AN INDUSTRY WHERE DREAMS TAKE FLIGHT
Today’s students are looking for career paths that excite them, challenge their skills, and provide stability in an ever-changing market.
Business aviation is a global industry built for our modern economy. Powered by the world’s most cutting-edge aerospace technology, we connect people from across the planet with the highest levels of safety and efficiency.
Behind every flight is a great team. From schedulers who plan trip details to technicians who get the plane ready for takeoff, marketers who bring in new clients to pilots who fly them, there’s a place for everyone’s dreams in business aviation.
Why choose a business aviation career?
• Jobs that can’t be outsourced out of the country
• Career opportunities in every state
• Competitive salaries and benefits
• Pathways for all education levels, from high school to advanced degrees
• Today’s most innovative technology
• Collaborate with close-knit teams to accomplish incredible things every day

OPPORTUNITY

According to Boeing’s industry outlook, business aviation will require 96,000 pilots (median salary: $132,500) and 89,000 maintenance technicians ($87,696) over the next 20 years. In addition to these critical roles, the industry also needs new:

• Flight Schedulers ($65,000 )

• Flight Attendants ($85,000 )

• Aviation Lawyers ($115,820 )

• Licensed Dispatchers ($72,000 )

• Airport Managers ($68,000 )

• Aerospace Engineers ($107,830 )

These are just a few of the many career paths within business aviation. You can find even more on the back side of this pamphlet, as well as at nbaa.org/students.

ACCESSIBILITY
“Isn’t aviation expensive and time-consuming to enter as a young person?”
It’s true that some aviation roles require specialized training, similar to becoming a nurse or other regulated trade. The time and financial commitment vary by position but some general expectations are:

Pilot Maintenance
Dispatcher

250 hours of flight time + pass FAA check ride
18-30 months of training or complete FAA Airframe/ Powerplant program
200 hours of training + several proficiency tests

There are many ways to minimize the cost of aviaton training. Pilots often work as flight instructors to build hours, while NBAA and other organizations offer scholarships to offset training costs. Learn more at nbaa.org/scholarships.

JOSH HERNANDEZ Pilot
“I love this job. I’ve had an opportunity to go to a lot of places and see so many different things, and I’m looking forward to more.”

ANNA ROMER Maintenance
“It’s such a personal industry. You know the people who are flying on the aircraft, and you really feel like you’re helping the business thrive.”

CHRIS QUIOCHO Business Management ”Business aviation is the apex industry to be in. We constantly push the limits of what’s possible.”

ERNESTA CORCORAN Marketing/Scheduling
“There’s so much ability to learn and grow within business aviation. My favorite part is making the world more accessible.”
About NBAA Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. Learn more about NBAA at www.nbaa.org.
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