Aerospace and aviation companies have found a talented workforce available in Kentucky.
A manufacturing workforce of 250,000, including more than 17,000 industry-specific workers, creates products ranging from satellites to aircraft engines and brakes. Related industries provide engineering services, maintenance and ground support, plus repair and logistics assistance.
The state also offers a variety of workforce services, including recruitment, training and customized training incentives at little to no cost. We also are revolutionizing our workforce delivery system.
The goal is to provide skills training that is unsurpassed. The state
also offers a variety of workforce services, including recruitment,
training and customized training incentives at little to no cost.
Future aerospace workers also are being trained early. Students at our apprentice programs are offered access to impressive engineering programs, as well as professional flight, aerospace management and aerospace technology degrees. Aviation and aerospace classes are taught in dozens of our high schools and universities.
Kentucky brings together the skilled workers, training and recruitment resources, and the professional degree programs that give aerospace companies the advantages they need for success.
Aviation/aerospace companies in Kentucky have access to a supply of qualified workers in many fields at costs below the national average. Below is a list of relevant job classifications, along with Kentucky’s average hourly rate compared with the average U.S. rate.