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53-6032.00 - Aircraft Service Attendants

Service aircraft with fuel. May de-ice aircraft, refill water and cooling agents, empty sewage tanks, service air and oxygen systems, or clean and polish exterior.

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Tasks   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

  • Apply de-icing fluid to aircraft from baskets lifted by truck-mounted cranes. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Change aircraft oil, coolant, or other fluids. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Clean aircraft interiors by picking up waste, wiping down windows, or vacuuming. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Climb ladders to reach aircraft surfaces to be cleaned. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Complete forms describing tasks completed. See more occupations related to this task.
  • De-grease aircraft exteriors. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Empty aircraft lavatory systems or refill them with sanitizer fluid. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Guide aircraft to designated areas using hand signals, batons, or other methods. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Inspect aircraft components to locate cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Load baggage or cargo for crew or passengers. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Mix cleaning compounds or solutions. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Polish aircraft exteriors. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Radio to flight dispatchers or other personnel to discuss incoming or outgoing aircraft. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Refill aircraft potable water tanks. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Refuel aircraft using hoses connected to fuel trucks. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Remove exhaust stains from aircraft using cleaning fluids. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Tow aircraft to gates or hangars using tugs, tractors, or other vehicles. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Wash the aircraft exteriors using lifts, cranes, detergent, or other equipment. See more occupations related to this task.

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Detailed Work Activities   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

  • Clean vehicles or vehicle components. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Service vehicles to maintain functionality. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicate with others to coordinate vehicle movement. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Perform manual service or maintenance tasks. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Clean facilities or equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Climb ladders or vehicles to perform duties. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Drive trucks or truck-mounted equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Handle luggage or other possessions for patrons. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspect mechanical components of vehicles to identify problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Maintain plumbing structures or fixtures. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Maintain repair or maintenance records. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Mix ingredients. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Mix substances to create chemical solutions. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Polish materials, workpieces, or finished products. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Signal others to coordinate vehicle movement. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Credentials

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wage data for Aircraft Service Attendants and Transportation Workers, All Other.
Employment data for Aircraft Service Attendants and Transportation Workers, All Other.
Industry data for Aircraft Service Attendants and Transportation Workers, All Other.

Median wages (2020) $18.17 hourly, $37,790 annual
State wages
Local wages
 
Employment (2020) 32,100 employees
Projected growth (2020-2030) Faster than average (10% to 15%) Faster than average (10% to 15%)
Projected job openings (2020-2030) 5,100
State trends
 
Top industries (2020)
Transportation and Warehousing (64% employed in this sector)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020 wage data external site and 2020-2030 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2020-2030). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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