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Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics


Transportation, distribution, and logistics workers move people and products by road, air, rail, and water. You might work as a driver, pilot, engineer, or captain. You might repair or maintain the vehicles, trains, planes, and ships that move people and products. Or, you might work behind the scenes to make sure the products and people get to the right place on time.

The careers below are sorted by education level. Click on the section title to see the careers in it. Click on the name of the career to learn more.

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High school or less

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

Airfield Operations Specialists

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants

Automotive Body Repairers indemand icon

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants indemand icon

Bicycle Repairers

Billing and Posting Clerks indemand icon

Bridge and Lock Tenders

Bus and Truck Mechanics indemand icon

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

Cargo and Freight Agents

Commercial Pilots

Couriers and Messengers

Dispatchers indemand icon

Flight Attendants

Freight and Stock Laborers indemand icon

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

Hand Packers and Packagers indemand icon

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers indemand icon

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators indemand icon

Light Truck or Delivery Drivers indemand icon

Locomotive Engineers

Locomotive Firers

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

Motorboat Mechanics

Motorboat Operators

Parking Lot Attendants

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

Rail Car Repairers

Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators

Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

Sailors and Marine Oilers

School Bus Drivers

Signal and Track Switch Repairers

Subway and Streetcar Operators

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

Tire Repairers and Changers indemand icon

Traffic Technicians

Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers

Transportation Attendants

Vehicle Cleaners indemand icon

Wellhead Pumpers

Vocational training

Associate's degree

Bachelor's degree