ERIC Number: ED472373
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Certification Can Count: The Case of Aircraft Mechanics. Issues in Labor Statistics. Summary 02-03.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington, DC.
This document is a summary of aerospace industry technician statistics gathered by the Occupational Employment Statistics Survey for the year 2000 by the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. The data includes the following: (1) a comparison of wages earned by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified and non-FAA certified aircraft mechanics and service technicians; (2) certification achievement by sub-industry; and 3) employment level and placement of aircraft mechanics and service technicians by establishment type (e.g. private industry vs. public sector). Additional resources for information on working environment, training requirements, growth outlook for aircraft mechanics and service technicians are reported. A chart and a table illustrative of wage comparisons for FAA certified and non-FAA certified mechanics and technicians in various aerospace industries are included. (AJ)
Descriptors: Accrediting Agencies, Administration, Adult Education, Aerospace Industry, Agency Role, Air Transportation, Airports, Aviation Mechanics, Certification, Educational Benefits, Employment Level, Employment Qualifications, Employment Statistics, Equipment, Government Role, Income, Job Training, Labor Conditions, Machinery Industry, Manufacturing Industry, Mechanics (Process), Occupational Clusters, Occupational Information, Occupational Surveys, Personnel, Postsecondary Education, Private Sector, Public Agencies, Public Relations, Public Sector, Salary Wage Differentials, Skilled Occupations, Work Environment
For full text: http://www.bls.gov/opub/ils/pdf/opbils46.pdf.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington, DC.