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Air Transportation Schools in Mississippi

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

An Air Transportation major is the 96th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Air Transportation Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 24
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 24
Master’s Degree 20
Associate’s Degree 14
Bachelor’s Degree 11

Gender Distribution

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

Air Transportation Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 18.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.4%
  • White: 72.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
Air Transportation Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Air Transportation Grads in Mississippi

1,620 people in the state and 396,690 in the nation are employed in jobs related to air transport.

Air Transportation Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Air Transportation Jobs in Mississippi

A typical salary for a air transport grad in the state is $87,910, compared to a typical salary of $96,530 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Mississippi that offer air transport degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,521 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,086. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,715 Total Students

The average student takes 4.65 years to complete their degree at Delta State University. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $12,914.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,678 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $4,332. In their early career, Holmes Community College grads earn an average salary of $22,600.

Air Transportation Careers in MS

Some of the careers air transport majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 6% $79,570
Commercial Pilots 5% $92,220
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 0% $88,060
Air Traffic Controllers 0% $82,700

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Ground Transportation 872

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