FLIGHT ATTENDANT

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Monitor safety of the aircraft cabin. Provide services to airline passengers, explain safety information, serve food and beverages, and respond to emergency incidents.

OTHER JOB TITLES

Flight Attendant, In-Flight Crew Member, Inflight Services Flight Attendant, International Flight Attendant, Purser

JOB TASKS

  • Verify that first aid kits and other emergency equipment, including fire extinguishers and oxygen bottles, are in working order.

  • Announce and demonstrate safety and emergency procedures, such as the use of oxygen masks, seat belts, and life jackets.

  • Monitor passenger behavior to identify threats to the safety of the crew and other passengers.

  • Walk aisles of planes to verify that passengers have complied with federal regulations prior to takeoffs and landings.

  • Direct and assist passengers in emergency procedures, such as evacuating a plane following an emergency landing.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • Workers on average earn not listed /hr. $59,720 annually.
  • Projected Growth (2019-2029)- Much Faster than Average (8% or Higher)
  • Projected Job Openings (2019-2029)- 16,500

REQUIRED EDUCATION

High School/Equivalency – Technical Training

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