Other Air Transport Professionals includes jobs like Aircraft Navigator, Airworthiness Inspector, Balloonist, and Flight Engineer Inspector.

    There are several occupations in this group, which may have varying study pathways.

    Tasks

    • Prepares and submits flight plans giving consideration to factors such as weather conditions and aircraft performance.
    • Performs duties in accordance with established air traffic control and aircraft operating procedures.
    • Provides flight information for flight crews and air traffic services staff.
    • Assists to control aircraft movements.
    • Completes pre-flight checks.
    • Carries out internal and external inspections to determine that aircraft are acceptable for flight.
    • Monitors aircraft performance and reports on mechanical condition.

    More about Air Transport Professionals

    All Air Transport Professionals

    • $2,558 Weekly Pay
    • Moderate Future Growth
    • Lower unemployment Unemployment

    Other Air Transport Professionals

    • 1,200 workers Employment Size
    • Very high skill Skill level rating
    • 85% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 44 hours Average full-time
    • 45 years Average age
    • 16% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Other Air Transport Professionals (in their main job) stayed about the same over 5 years:
    from 1,100 in 2011 to 1,200 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a very small occupation.
    • Location: Other Air Transport Professionals work in many parts of Australia. Queensland has a large share of workers.
    • Industries: Most work in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; Public Administration and Safety; and Manufacturing.
    • Full-time: Most work full-time (85%, much higher than the average of 66%).
    • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 44 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
    • Age: The average age is 45 years (compared to the average of 40 years).
    • Gender: 16% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).

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    Main Industries

    Main Employing Industries (% Share)

    Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Industries are based on the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC 06).
    Main Employing IndustriesIndustry (% share)
    Transport, Postal and Warehousing50.6
    Public Administration and Safety36.7
    Manufacturing2.5
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2.4
    Other Industries7.8

    States and Territories

    • NSW

    • VIC

    • QLD

    • SA

    • TAS

    • NT

    • ACT

    Employment by State and Territory (% Share)

    Source: Based on Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Share of workers across Australian States and Territories, in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    StateOther Air Transport ProfessionalsAll Jobs Average
    NSW26.831.6
    VIC17.625.6
    QLD33.420.0
    SA6.77.0
    WA7.910.8
    TAS0.32.0
    NT2.41.0
    ACT4.81.9

    Age Profile

    Age Profile (% Share)

    Source: Based on Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    Age BracketOther Air Transport ProfessionalsAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-190.3-5.05.0
    20-243.8-9.39.3
    25-3421.7-22.922.9
    35-4423.5-22.022.0
    45-5428.0-21.621.6
    55-5910.9-9.09.0
    60-646.2-6.06.0
    65 and Over5.6-4.24.2

    Education Level

    Highest Level of Education (% Share)

    Source: ABS, ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study). Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
    Type of QualificationOther Air Transport ProfessionalsAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate10.6-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree19.0-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma25.2-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV23.6-21.121.1
    Year 1217.0-18.118.1
    Year 112.3-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below2.3-12.512.5

    There are several occupations in this group, which may have varying study pathways.

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    Employers look for Air Transport Professionals who work well in a team, can communicate clearly and are reliable.

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    Knowledge

    These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

    1. Mechanical

      85% Skill level

      Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

    2. Customer and Personal Service

      70% Skill level

      Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

    3. Production and Processing

      69% Skill level

      Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

    4. Computers and Electronics

      65% Skill level

      Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

    5. Clerical

      64% Skill level

      Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

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    The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 53-6051.01 - Aviation Inspectors.

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    Demands

    The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

    1. Being Exact or Accurate

      99% Important

      How important is being very exact or highly accurate?

    2. Electronic Mail

      97% Important

      How often do you use electronic mail?

    3. Frequency of Decision Making

      95% Important

      How often do you make decisions that affect other people?

    4. Time Pressure

      93% Important

      How often does this job require the worker to meet strict deadlines?

    5. Face-to-Face Discussions

      92% Important

      How often do you talk with people face-to-face?

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    The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 53-6051.01 - Aviation Inspectors.

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