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32 G.I. JOBS | APRIL 2018 | GIJOBS.COM What They Do: They keep aircraft flying by maintaining, diagnosing, fixing or overhauling aircraft engines and assemblies like hydraulic and pneumatic systems. You definitely want someone who knows what they're doing working on your aircraft. Hot Jobs Titles: Aircraft Maintenance Technician (Aircraft Maintenance Tech), Aircraft Mechanic, Aircraft Restorer, Aircraft Technician, Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic (A and P Mechanic), Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT ), Aviation Mechanic, Helicopter Mechanic, Aircraft Maintenance Director, Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor Why It's Hot: The BLS projects 5% job growth through 2026. Hot Job Titles: Web Designer, Webmaster Why It's Hot: The BLS projects 27% (!) growth between 2014 through 2024. What You'll Need: If you're military trained in this vocation, you should have no problem landing a job with a Military Friendly® Employer. If not, you'll need a mechanic's certificate or a repairman's certificate with appropriate rating from the FAA. Ultimately, you'll want a mechanic's certificate with airframe rating, power plant rating or airframe and power plant ratings (A&P). What You'll Need: You can teach yourself to code, or you can go to a code school. You can also earn an associate or bachelor's degree in web programming or a related field. You'll need to know both programming and design. AIRCRAFT/AVIATION TECHNICIAN $60,270 * $66,130 * What They Do: Web developers build and modify websites. They're responsible for how the website looks, how it performs, how user-friendly it is, and how much traffic it can handle. WEB DEVELOPER 21 22 MEDIAN ANNUAL SALARY MEDIAN ANNUAL SALARY *Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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