Building the Skills that Move Orange County.

Emerging technologies in alternative fuel sources for land, sea and air vehicles promote the future of the advanced transportation and logistics sector. A career education in this field provides students with transferable skills that are likely to be in demand throughout California, well into the future. A degree or certificate from your local community college can catapult you into your new career.

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Careers in Advanced Transportation

With a career education in advanced transportation and logistics, you’ll be on the move to a higher salary and a more secure future!

Vehicle & Parts Manufacturing | Vehicle, Parts & Supplies Wholesalers | Freight Transportation, Delivery & Parts Operations | Car Dealers & Auto Retailing | Transportation Support Activities & Logistics Services | Bus and Rail Transportation & Transit Systems | Auto Repair & Maintenance | Commercial Pilot

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Skills Gained

Get the critical knowledge and tools to succeed in an advanced transportation and logistics career.

Critical Thinking | Organization | Work Ethic | Math | Time Management | Problem Solving |Communication | Ability to Follow Directions | Technical Ability | Mechanical Understanding | Situational Awareness | Computer Proficiency

Earning Potential for Careers in Advanced Transportation

Your career education in advanced transportation and logistics opens doors to bigger opportunities, higher salaries, and more!

  • Aircraft Mechanic: $38,970-$103,880
  • Civil Engineering Technician: $34,230-$82,960
  • Electrical Technician: $40,170-$99,810
  • Industrial Engineers: $57,950-$136,930
  • Mechanical Drafter: $37,100-$92,410
  • Production Manager: $67,100-$181,220
  • Purchasing Agents: $57,950-$136,930
  • Welders, Cutters, Solderers, Brazers: $57,950-$136,930

  • I got the job because I had automotive experience.

    Pete Lindstrom
    Future BUILT graduate

    Advanced Transportation & Logistics Facts

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    Within the advanced transportation (and renewable energy) sector, 84% of Career Education program alums report an increase in wages.

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    Approximately 80,000 Orange County residents work in this sector, with an annual wage of $61,113, slightly above the industry average.

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    According to the American Trucking Association, overall freight tonnage will grow more than 25 percent by 2030 to 20.6 billion tons— with revenues increasing 53.8 percent to $1.6 trillion.

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