“I chose transportation because I wanted to see the country. I like working in this industry because it provides freedom. I can take my dog in my truck and there is not a time-clock to punch or an office I have to be in every day.”

- Star, Truck Drive | AMX Trucking

Everything we use, at some point, has to be transported by roadway, railway, airway, or waterway.

 

Transportation and logistics covers a lot of ground — literally. This world covers all of these methods and the men and women who support these systems. Carers in transportation and logistics also includes branches of the military.

Career Spotlight

Truck Driver

Drivers transport goods across town or across the country using a tractor-trailer or a large box truck and ay be required to unload the truck. They can drive for a company and have a regular work schedule or own their own truck and drive when they want This career requires a commercial driver’s license (CDL), drug screen, background, and driving record check.

Occupation

HIGH DEMAND CAREERS

Education

Salary Range

Truck Driver

CDL (License)

$35,000-$80,000

Highway Construction Worker

HS Diploma

$22,000-$30,000

Shipping & Receiving Clerk

HS Diploma

$20,000-$30,000

Dispatcher

HS Diploma or beyond

$30,000-$40,000

Load Planner

HS Diploma or beyond

$40,000-$62,000

Warehouse Supervisor

HS Diploma or beyond

$28,000-$42,000

Maintenance Equipment 

Certificate/Associate Degree

$32,000-$42,000

Diesel Mechanic

Certificate/Associate Degree

$46,000-$58,000

Maintenance Director

Associate Degree

$45,000-$70,000

Recruiter

Associate Degree

$30,000-$45,000

Safety Manager

Associate Degree

$40,000-$72,000

Sales Representative

Associate/Bachelor Degree

$60,000-$80,000

Logistics Coordinator

Associate/Bachelor Degree

$40,000-$82,000

Safety Specialist

Bachelor Degree

$35,000-$56,000

Wages vary depending on your education, skills, work experience, attitude, and work ethic.

TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS OPERATORS

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