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Air Transportation Schools in California

543 Air Transport students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Air Transportation is the 148th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Air Transportation Majors in California

Air Transport majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 220
Associate’s Degree 209
Bachelor’s Degree 67
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 47
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 47

Gender Distribution

In California, a air transport major is more popular with men than with women.

Air Transportation Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of air transport majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 13.8%
  • Black or African American: 5.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 35.9%
  • White: 31.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.4%
  • Other Races: 7.6%
Air Transportation Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Air Transportation Grads in California

51,330 people in the state and 396,690 in the nation are employed in jobs related to air transport.

Air Transportation Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Air Transportation Jobs in California

Air Transport grads earn an average of $97,720 in the state and $96,530 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in California that offer air transport degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Cypress College

Cypress
159 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,794 Total Students

24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 39%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,745.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,346 Total Students

24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,570. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 71% of students receive it.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,893 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,155. 59% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,400 a year.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,379 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,504. 25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 42%.

#5

Orange Coast College

Costa Mesa
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,122 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,225. 51% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 9.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
35,400 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,270. The full-time teacher rate is 42%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,892 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 29% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 69% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 3.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
10,486 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.35 years to graduate. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
525 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. The average student takes 4.16 years to complete their degree at San Diego Christian.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
306 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.

Air Transportation Careers in CA

Some of the careers air transport majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Flight Attendants 19% $53,860
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 14% $96,700
Commercial Pilots 12% $81,940
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 12% $197,740
Air Traffic Controllers 8% $141,970

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to air transport.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Ground Transportation 1,025
Marine Transportation 116

View all majors related to Air Transportation

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