The Wall Street Journal’s recent report on the Most Promising Careers rank aviation maintenance technicians 125th among 800 careers. Avionics Technicians were ranked at 458.
Using Labor Department statistics, the WSJ ranking is based on two attributes: annual occupational openings projected until 2028 and median salaries for 2018. Occupations were scored by the highest average ranking among both attributes. Rankings also included airline pilots (#55), commercial pilots (#160), air cargo supervisors (#679), aerospace engineers (#115) and aircraft structures and system assemblers (#493).
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