Because someone else will do it for $40, 000 a year.
And avionics techs arent exactly the worlds best and brightest, to take the avionics program at SAIT:
Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with at least 50% in the following courses or their equivalents: Pure Math 30 or Applied Math 30 and English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2.
All applicants to SAIT Polytechnic must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.
A 50% pass mark and speak English.
applicants must have completed the following prerequisites or equivalent courses:
English 30-1 or 30-2
one of Physics 30, Chemistry 30 or Science 30
Pure Math 30 or successful completion of Transitional Mathematics 101 or Algebra 35 (with a minimum of 65%)
Ok. First off, a tech school grad has no where near the skills to do what this guy does and neither do the tech schools teach what he does. It is completely ridiculous to suggest that an apprentice could do what the fellow in question does. Let me emphasize that he is highly specialized in an avionics niche that happens to bring in lots of $$$ for his company. He is not an apprentice nor has he just gotten his M1. He is an industry veteran.
Secondly, it doesn't matter if you believe this or not. Call it BS if you want. I don't care. Your belief is not required for this to be reality. The point I was trying to make way back on page whatever of this discussion was simply that if you commit yourself to standing out among your peers in job performance, continuous learning, and taking on new challenges in this industry, you won't become one of those who constantly bemoan it. Employers will want you and be willing to pay you for your skills. The longer you are in this industry, the more you realize how small of a world it is. Make yourself a good reputation and employers will come looking for you.