Orlando

Your career in aviation is ready for take off

It’s not up in the air why Orlando is the best place to continue your career in aviation and aerospace – with clear skies and lots of pilot schools in the region, it’s safe landing here.

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    No. 1 for STEM Job Growth in the U.S.

    Forbes, 2018

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    75 Million Annual Visitors

    Visit Orlando, 2019

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    UCF is the Nation’s No. 1 Aerospace and Defense Workforce Supplier

    Aviation Week, 2015-2020

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    233 Avg. Sunny Days Per Year

    National Climatic Data Center, 2019

WHERE LOW COSTS OF LIVING AND HIGH-PAYING JOBS COLLIDE

Companies hiring Aviation Professionals

Orlando has the second highest flight training employment in the country, with almost four times the amount of flight training jobs as the national average.

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Company: Aerojet Rocketdyne

Industry: Aerospace

Company Size (Employees): 1000-5000

Top Job Categories: Inspectors, Engineers, Assemblers, Technicians

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Delta Airlines

Delta Airlines

Company: Delta Airlines

Industry: Aviation and Airlines

Company Size (Employees): 1000-5000

Top Job Categories: Flight Attendent, Airport Customer Service, Flight Operations

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JetBlue

JetBlue

Company: JetBlue

Industry: Aviation and Airlines

Company Size (Employees): 1000-5000

Top Job Categories: Engineers

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Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin

Company: Lockheed Martin

Industry: Aerospace

Company Size (Employees): 5000-10000

Top Job Categories: Software Technicians, Organizational Development & Change Management Consultant, Systems Engineer

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Leidos

Leidos

Company: Leidos

Industry: Aviation, Aerospace and Defense, Energy

Company Size (Employees): 500-1000

Top Job Categories: Software Developers, Software Engineers, Project Managers

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Allegiant Airlines

Allegiant Airlines

Company: Allegiant Airlines

Industry: Aviation and Airlines

Company Size (Employees): 500-1000

Top Job Categories: Flight Services

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FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International

Company: FlightSafety International

Industry: Aviation and Airlines

Company Size (Employees): 0-50

Top Job Categories: Simulator Instructor, Second in Command, Human Resources Generalist

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Signature Flight Support

Signature Flight Support

Company: Signature Flight Support

Industry: Aviation and Airlines

Company Size (Employees): 0-50

Top Job Categories: Line Service Technicians, Fuel Operations, Analysts

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Orlando Makes Cents

Living in Orlando serves up savings like sunshine – there’s plenty of it.

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“To stay in Central Florida is the best decision I ever made….”

– Diedra Toye

CEO, Aerostar Training Services

Continue Your Career

Orlando universities have dedicated degrees and programs in aerospace, avionics, and aviation maintenance. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona campus produces hundreds of aviation-related graduates each year.

Canadian Aviation Electronics (CAE) estimates that the global commercial fleet will need 440,000 active pilots by 2027.  Getting certified as a commercial pilot has never been easier in Orlando.

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