Work & Purpose

Job Outlook: Transportation and Material Moving

Keep the world moving with a job in transportation

Transportation jobs keep the airways and roads safe, and get people and materials to where they're going.

The following profiles describe what each occupation does, their work environment, training, pay scale and employment projections for the 2010-2020 decade.

Air traffic controllers Material moving machine operators
Airline and commercial pilots Railroad conductors and yardmasters
Bus drivers Subway and streetcar operators
Delivery truck drivers and driver/sales workers Taxi drivers and chauffeurs
Flight attendants Train engineers and operators
Hand laborers and material movers Water transportation occupations
Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers  

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