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Contact Information:

Kay Johnson - 325.734.3630
Mayra Juarez - 325.236.8206
Email: wtxfinaid@tstc.edu

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Julia Humphrey - 325.734.3612
Abilene Campus

Patricia Reid - 254.559.7720
Breckenridge Campus

Charlotte Tongate - 325. 641. 3901
Brownwood Campus

Jennifer Rosas - 325.235.7338
Sweetwater Campus

(254) 799-3611

3801 Campus Drive
Waco, TX 76705

TSTC is located off I-35 North at exit 342A, just north of Waco
 
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What the Future Holds

CNNMoney.com reported in 2011 that Boeing, one of the top names in the field, said the airline industry will have to hire more than one million workers over the next 20 years to prepare for a wave of 30,000 new aircraft. That includes 596,500 maintenance crew workers.

That's why now's the best time to consider a career in Aviation Maintenance. At TSTC West Texas, you'll benefit from our FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)-certified instructors. In fact, TSTC West Texas is one of less than a dozen colleges in Texas certified by the FAA to train aviation maintenance technicians.

  • Texas is the No. 1 state in the entire nation with the highest employment level in this occupation.
  • Annual median wage: $53,280
  • Mean hourly wage: $26.52

Companies that Employ Our Graduates

  • L-3 Communications
  • Eagle Aviation
  • DS2
  • Texas Aerospace
  • Lubbock Aero
  • Energy Maintenance Services

By the Numbers 

53-6051.01 Aviation Inspectors
Annual Average of Job Openings TX 120
2010-2020 Projection of Growth TX 21.6%
2010 Average Starting Wage TX $28.99
2010 Average Starting Wage Abilene NA
49-2091 Avionics Technicians
Annual Average of Job Openings TX 75
2010-2020 Projection of Growth TX 6.9%
2010 Average Starting Wage TX $24.60
2010 Average Starting Wage Abilene NA
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics &
Service Technicians
Annual Average of Job Openings TX 490
2010-2020 Projection of Growth TX 6.3%
2010 Average Starting Wage TX $24.54
2010 Average Starting Wage Abilene $18.64
51-2011 Aircraft Structure,
Surfaces, and Systems Assemblers
Annual Average of Job Openings TX 100
2010-2020 Projection of Growth TX 14.3%
2010 Average Starting Wage TX $22.34
2010 Average Starting Wage Abilene NA

SOURCES: WantedAnalytics, WorkInTexas.com, BLS.gov, and O*NET Online, MSN Careerbuilder and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
*Salaries are dependent on location and demand












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