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Airfield Operations Specialist Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage $9.16 $18.09 $34.07
  Annual Wage $19,000 $37,600 $70,900
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career Description
Airfield Operations Specialists ensure the safe takeoff and landing of commercial and military aircraft. Duties include: dispatching, coordination between air-traffic control and maintenance personnel, implementing airfield safety procedures, using airfield landing and navigational aids, applying knowledge of weather information, and monitoring and maintaining flight records.