Have you considered a career in transportation?

Transportation is an important part of Minnesota's economy.  Explore detailed transportation career and industry profiles.  Watch career videos in transportation.

What are transportation careers? 

Use the following resources to explore transportation careers.  You'll learn about the types of careers, wages, employment outlook, education requirements, and more.

Airline Pilots


Automotive Body Repairers


Auto Service Technicians and Mechanics




Diesel Engine Specialists (Bus and Truck Mechanics)


Truck Drivers

Career pathways are small groups of occupations within a career cluster.  Below are sample career pathways in the transportation, distribution, and logistics career cluster.   Select any diagram to view a larger, interactive image of the pathway.  

Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance

The facility and mobile equipment maintenance pathway includes occupations related to the maintenance, repair, and servicing of vehicles and transportation facilities, as well as the refueling of mobile equipment. Includes workers involved in developing more efficient, safe, and cost-effective ways to operate or maintain equipment.

View a large interactive facility & mobile equipment maintenance diagram or see all careers in the facility & mobile equipment maintenance pathway


Transportation Operations

The transportation operations pathway includes workers who drive or pilot the vehicles that transport people or freight to ensure that passengers or cargo are transported safely and on time.

View a large interactive transportation operations diagram or see all careers in the transportation operations pathway


Logistics Planning and Management Services

The logistics planning and management services pathway includes occupations involve the planning, management and control of the physical distribution of materials, products, and people.

View a large interactive logistics planning & management services diagram or see all careers in the logistics planning and management services pathway

Additional Transportation Career Pathways

Explore more career pathways in the transportation, distribution, and logistics career cluster


Regional Careers in Demand

Learn more about what it takes to live and work in each Minnesota region.

Minnesota Regions


Each of these industries offers high pay, in-demand careers. Research career options, learn about the skills and training needed, and find jobs.

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