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!

  • Service Manager/Shop Foreman: $58,916 – $76,278
  • Logisticians: $64,249 – $83,382
  • Transportation Coordinators: $64,402 – $99,797
  • Cargo and Freight Agents: $37, 190 – $46,758
  • Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics: $45,309 – $58,463
  • Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians: $50,373 – $62,282
  • Commercial Pilots: $50,267 – $63,774
  • Airline Pilots: $108,971 – $168,033
  • Avionics Technicians: $40,081 – $46,820

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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