If safety is a priority for you, you might want to look into applying for one of the available air traffic controller jobs with the Federal Aviation Administration.

The FAA will be accepting applications from August 8 through 15.

The FAA said it regulates the aviation industry to ensure that every person who travels through America’s skies arrives safely at their destination.

The job vacancy announcement for the position of Air Traffic Control Specialist-Trainee is available on USAJobs.gov, the federal government's official job site.

According to the FAA website, the median annual wage for air traffic control specialists was $122,950 in May 2015.

The agency said it expects more than 25,000 applications for approximately 1,400 positions during the seven-day job opening. All applicants will need to meet basic qualifications and answer specific questions for this position.

According to the FAA, Air Traffic Control Specialists (ATCS) are responsible for the safe, orderly, and expeditious movement of air traffic through the nation's airspace and will spend the first several months of employment in an intensive training program at the FAA Academy located in Oklahoma City, OK.

Click here to learn more about the air traffic controller profession as well as an overview of the day-to-day work.