The salary statistics of airfield operations specialists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of airfield operations specialists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The airfield operations specialists annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for airfield operations specialists. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) airfield operations specialists is $81,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,200. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 224% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
|Year||Average Annual Salary||Growth (%)|
Table 2 shows the salary trend for airfield operations specialists from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 9.09%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.58%. We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 1.91% in 2012 and a relatively large growth of 4.66% in 2011.
|Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers|| |
|Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers|| |
|Commercial Pilots|| |
|Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations Specialists|| |
|Air Traffic Controllers|| |
|Airfield Operations Specialists|| |
|Flight Attendants|| |
The average salaries of airfield operations specialists in 7 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for airfield operations specialists occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $67,850. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $25,120).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Educational Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only airfield operations specialists salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of airfield operations specialists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $22,530 to $64,940. The highest paying state for airfield operations specialists is Alaska with a median annual salary of $64,940. The lowest paying state is Nebraska with a median annual salary of $22,530. For more salary information of airfield operations specialists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New Jersey|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|North Dakota|| |