Career Details

Quality Manager (Aviation)

Career Overview

A quality manager in aviation is responsible for monitoring the quality of the aviation parts that are repaired to make sure they are safe for use. Jason, as seen in the video, manages the various aviation inspectors.


A quality manager will start off as an A & P (Aviation) mechanic. An Airframe and Powerplant (A & P) degree or certificate or something similar is necessary to work in this position.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$35,000 /yr
$58,000 /yr
$82,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Electronics
  • Computer Science
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Trade-related courses
  • Automotive Repair
Future Outlook

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

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Work Environment

A Quality manager is typically employed in the aerospace and air transportation industry. Time will be spent both in the office and on the production floor.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

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