So we’re not saying that you should up and quit your current job, but we’ve just been made aware that being an air traffic controller is actually a very well-paid gig.
With reason of course. You would be overseeing the lives of thousands of people each shift, but it’s financially rewarding nonetheless.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald graduate roles start at $99,898 a year, with the median annual wage for air transport professionals reaching $141,795. Website Assessment Training also states that senior staff can receive up to $200,000 a year.
However, to get into the program it is a bit of a process… the catch being that only three in 100 people pass.
According to Assessment Training, the test is composed of five different parts and you can actually try a mock test from the same website that provides the actual exams – SHL-CEB.
The test assesses your ability in error checking, reading comprehension, numerical reasoning, mental arithmetic and spatial reasoning. We had a go at the practice inductive reasoning test, which tests your spatial ability to manipulate patterns and shapes, and we’re already struggling.
Here’s a snippet of a practice test…