Aviation companies have many of the same needs when it comes to Information Technology as other industries do. Whether developing software for operations and marketing, or fixing networks and technological components for aircraft themselves there are many different career paths for Information Technology in the Aviation Industry.
According to the Bureau Of Labor Statistics there is a wide range of pay opportunities depending on the career path you take in Information Technology. While the median salary for a Computer Programmer is 79,530 as of May 2015, the median pay fluctuates based on the path you take.
In the world of Information Technology experience is king and certifications, schooling and training are all important as well. Getting a job in Information Technology within the Aviation Industry usually requires one to have some knowledge of aircraft or the industry in general. Look for a school that offers a degree in the type of Information Technology path you wish to pursue, whether it be software, network, hardward, project management, whatever gets you excited.
Salaries for Aviation Information Technology Jobs depends on a variety of factors, including:
The following are a list of common job titles that are available to Information Technology Professionals