Aerospace Industry

Elevating Greater SATX

Our aerospace industry is at the intersection of innovation, process perfection, and MRO.

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Perfect Fit

San Antonio offers desirable real estate options for aerospace development, production, maintenance and repairs.

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Aerospace in Greater SATX

GRP

$1.6B

Employed

9.9K

Location Quotient

.69

A History of Growth

Aerospace has a place deep in the heart of San Antonio’s history and business economy.

Known for

MRO Innovation

Billions

in active military contracts

Port SA & Brooks

built for innovation

Proud Birthplace of

Military Aviation

Military & DoD

Connection

San Antonio’s long-standing aerospace tradition began in 1917 when the U.S. Army Air Corps established Kelly Field as a pilot training site during World War I. The military and San Antonio’s aerospace industry have been working together ever since.

Astronaute

Stratosphere Jump

Astronaut

Felix Baumgartner
Trained In SA

Biplane

Home to the

1st Military Flight

jet engine

US Air Force Engine & Parts

StandardAero

MRO in San Antonio

Fighter jet

US Air Force Engine & Parts

F-18 Super Hornets

Aerospace Industry: Airplane in Flight
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Aerospace

Workforce

San Antonio’s long history and experience in aviation provide ample opportunity and room for growth.

See how far your money will go in Greater SATX. 

Entry-Level Salary

$42K

Average Salary

$82K

Top Posted Occupations

  • Structural Engineers
  • Field Service Technicians
  • Maintenance Mechanics

Top Three Posted Skills

  • Computer Literacy
  • Standard Operating Procedure
  • Mechanics

Top Three Posting Employers

  • Knight Aerospace
  • StandardAero
  • Boeing

Top Completed Programs

Alamo Aerospace Academy - A Federal Aviation Administration approved program that provides comprehensive training in the manufacturing and repair of airplanes and jets.

Source: Emsi Job Posting Data, Q2 2020

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SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, TRADE & INVESTMENT Carlos Jarquin

Senior Vice President, Manufacturing

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