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Click on any job search website and you’ll find plenty of employment opportunities out there. But you don’t want just any job, you want a career with long-term potential and wages that make life enjoyable.

So, what’s holding you back? Education? Experience? Job knowledge?

You may be doubting yourself because you know your résumé doesn’t stand out from the others. You might also have a dream job in mind, but there’s no point in applying because you don’t meet the qualifications.

 

That’s where the 184th Wing can help

As a member of the Kansas Air National Guard, you’ll gain the education, experience and job knowledge that companies and civilian agencies are looking for.

Not only do you gain all of this, but you get paid to do it. The Kansas Air National Guard pays for:

  • College degree
    • 100% tuition assistance – University sends bill; Kansas Air National Guard pays it
    • Montgomery GI Bill – Monthly check goes directly to you; use as you wish
    • GI Bill Kicker – Monthly check goes directly to you; only available for certain jobs
    • Earn free college credits for attending Air Force trade schools
  • $15,000 bonuses are available for certain career fields; use any way you’d like
  • Air Force trade schools – get paid to learn basic job skills (instead of paying a school to teach you)
  • Security clearance – normally costs thousands; the Kansas Air National Guard pays for it
  • Certifications – the Kansas Air National Guard pays for certain non-military courses that apply to your job
  • Continuing education requirements – the Kansas Air National Guard pays for the annual education requirements you need to stay certified in your career

 

Imagine walking into a job interview knowing that you’re 10 steps ahead of your competition.

 

You have the credentials, certifications, and the security clearance. And the reputation of the Air National Guard to back you up!

 

Careers that Pay

Now that you have the means to gain education, experience and job knowledge, what kind of careers have the potential to pay the big bucks?

According to U.S. News and World Report, these are a few careers that pay very well:

  • Software Developer
    • Industry: Information Technology
    • Median Annual Salary: $103,620
  • Financial Manager
    • Industry: Business
    • Median Annual Salary: $127,990
  • Nurse Practitioner
    • Industry: Healthcare
    • Median Annual Salary: $107,030
  • IT Manager
    • Industry: Information Technology
    • Median Annual Salary: $142,530

According to GI Jobs, a news source that caters to veterans seeking civilian careers, these are a few jobs that earn top dollar:

  • Operations Manager
    • Industry: Business Management
    • Median Annual Salary: $100,410
  • Computer Information Systems Manager
    • Industry: Information Technology
    • Median Annual Salary: $139,220
  • Computer Systems Analyst
    • Industry: Information Technology
    • Median Annual Salary: $88,270
  • Cyber Security Analyst
    • Industry: Information Technology
    • Median Annual Salary: $95,510
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
    • Industry: Information Technology / Engineering
    • Median Annual Salary: $115,120

Good news! The 184th Wing in Wichita has part-time jobs similar to the ones listed above. Of course, you’ll have to start with entry-level positions and work your way up. But with the Kansas Air National Guard, you’ll gain résumé-building experience and get paid for it.

Can the 184th Wing guarantee you’re going to land one of these jobs? Of course not. Will success happen right away? No, you’ll have to work hard for these opportunities. But, as stated before, we can offer the education, experience and job knowledge to put you on the path to success.

 

Which Path will You Take?

First, you have to make a decision. Do you continue on the path you’re on? Bank-breaking college expenses, racking up a lifetime of debt, only to produce an uninspiring résumé with no experience.

Or do you chose a path that leads to high-paying salaries and minimal debt? You’ll confidently walk into job interviews, discuss career options, negotiate your salary, and know that you’re a top contender.

If you’re interested in a path with the Kansas Air National Guard, click here to contact a recruiter or call 316-759-7424.

 

Note: Salaries posted in this article were researched in January 2020 and are subject to change.

Disclaimer: Nothing in this article and nothing in our statements should be construed as a promise or guarantee about the outcome of your success. We make no such promises or guarantees. Our comments about the outcome of your success are expressions of opinion only. Salaries earned at the 184th Wing are based on Air Force rank and do not match the salaries listed in the article.

Local Information

Recruiting - 316-759-7424

 

Mailing Address:

52960 Jayhawk Dr.
McConnell AFB, KS 67221

 

Wichita Area Code – 316
Comm. Prefix – 759-XXXX
DSN Prefix – 743-XXXX
McConnell Operator – 6100
Weather Line – 1-800-892-526

Essential Numbers

184th Command Post – 759-7070
184th Force Support Sq. – 759-7431
184th Comptroller Flight – 759-7068
184th Sec. Forces Sq. – 759-7445
184th Medical Group - 759-7380
184th Public Affairs – 759-7561
Family Support Office – 759-7092
Director of Psych. Health – 759-8901
Sexual Assault Helpline – 759-7011
22nd Medical Group – 759-6300

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