Air transport ramp attendants

Air transport ramp attendants

NOC
7534

Operate ramp-servicing vehicles and equipment, handle cargo and baggage and perform other ground support duties at airports.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

6
 

Median Hourly Wage

N/A

Median Salary

$44,951
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

80
 

% Working Full Time

73%
 

% Working Full Year

67%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Air transport ramp attendants operate ramp-servicing vehicles and equipment, handle cargo and baggage and perform other ground support duties at airports. They are employed by airline and air services companies and the federal government.

Main Duties

Air transport ramp attendants perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Drive and operate ramp-servicing vehicles and equipment such as towing tractors, food service trucks, de-icer sprayers and lavatory servicing trucks
  • Position passenger loading stairs and operate aircraft cargo doors
  • Marshal or tow aircrafts to gate positions for passenger boarding and deplaning and for loading and unloading of cargo
  • Sort and load cargo and passenger baggage according to instructions forwarded by load planner to achieve proper balance
  • Unload, sort and route cargo and baggage
  • Transport freight between aircraft and airport warehouse
  • Clean and prepare aircraft interior for passengers and wash aircraft exterior.

Also Known As

  • aircraft groomer
  • airport ramp attendant
  • cargo attendant - air transport
  • ramp agent - air transport
  • ramp attendant - air transport
  • station attendant - air transport
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Experience operating baggage transporting equipment or warehouse experience may be required.
  • A driver's licence and a good driving record are usually required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

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2.1%
Female
97.9%
Male
Employment by age

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25.0%
15-24
12.5%
25-34
25.0%
35-44
12.5%
45-54
12.5%
55-64
12.5%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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21.4%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
35.7%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
21.4%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
21.4%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
0.0%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

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100.0%
Transportation and warehousing
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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0.00%
Northeast
53.30%
Southeast
20.00%
Southwest
26.70%
Central
0.00%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

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Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

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N/A
Northeast
$47,130
Southeast
N/A
Southwest
N/A
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$44,951

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$47,359

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$44,951

Newfoundland

$33,161

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$32,177

Canada

$33,856
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

6
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-1
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

6
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

12
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-10
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

22