Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisor

Career Overview

Aircraft cargo handling supervisors monitor every aspect of the cargo placed on an airplane. Their job is to make sure that an appropriate amount of cargo is packed safely on a plane.


A high school diploma or equivalent is necessary to obtain these positions.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$29,000 /yr
$47,000 /yr
$75,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Math
  • English - as much as possible!
Work Environment

Aircraft cargo handling supervisors work at airports, both in and outside of the building.

Future Outlook

There will likely be strong competition for these positions. Opportunities may differ based on geographical location.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada