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53-1041 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors



Supervise and coordinate the activities of ground crew in the loading, unloading, securing, and staging of aircraft cargo or baggage. May determine the quantity and orientation of cargo and compute aircraft center of gravity. May accompany aircraft as member of flight crew and monitor and handle cargo in flight, and assist and brief passengers on safety and emergency procedures. Includes load masters.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 8019$33.67/hr$25.10/hr$25.10/hr$25.13/hr$40.41/hr$51.17/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities80$25.13/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Minnesota 80$25.14/hr7.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 80$25.13/hr8.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 80$25.14/hrN/A




  • Distribute cargo to maximize use of space.
  • Direct ground crews in the loading, unloading, securing, or staging of aircraft cargo or baggage.
  • Calculate load weights for different aircraft compartments, using charts and computers.
  • Accompany aircraft as a member of the flight crew to monitor and handle cargo in flight.
  • Determine the quantity and orientation of cargo, and compute an aircraft's center of gravity.
  • Calculate load weights for different aircraft compartments, using charts and computers.
  • Determine the quantity and orientation of cargo, and compute an aircraft's center of gravity.
  • Direct ground crews in the loading, unloading, securing, or staging of aircraft cargo or baggage.
  • Calculate load weights for different aircraft compartments, using charts and computers.
  • Direct ground crews in the loading, unloading, securing, or staging of aircraft cargo or baggage.