Distribution Logistics and Transportation

This pathway includes careers involved in the planning, management and movement of people, materials and products by road, air, rail and water. It also includes related professional and technical services such as infrastructure planning and management, logistics, and maintenance of equipment and facilities.

Career Pathways

Requires on-the-job training, work experience, and/or a high school diploma
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Automotive Service Attendant $11.74
Requires two years of education beyond high school or on-the-job experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Automotive Service Technician and Mechanic $16.37
Automotive Body and Related Repair $16.87
Heavy and Tractor Trailer Truck Driver $17.06
Cost Estimator $26.22
Requires four or more years of education beyond high school plus work experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
First Line Supervisor of Mechanics, Installers & Repairs $25.20
General Operations Manager $44.45

Training Pathways

Middle and high school career or career academy programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Automotive Service Technology Florida Panhandle Technical College
Commercial Vehicle Driving Florida Panhandle Technical College
Construction Vehicle Technician Florida Panhandle Technical College
Heavy Equipment Operations Technician Florida Panhandle Technical College
Diesel Systems Technician Florida Panhandle Technical College
Certifications, technical programs or two-year degree programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Automotive Collision Technology Tom P. Haney Technical College
Automotive Service Technology Florida Panhandle Technical College
Automotive Service Technology Tom P. Haney Technical College
Business Administrative Chipola College
Business Management Gulf Coast State College
Commercial Vehicle Driving Florida Panhandle Technical College
Construction Vehicle Technician Florida Panhandle Technical College
Diesel Systems Technician Florida Panhandle Technical College
Heavy Equipment Operations Technician Florida Panhandle Technical College
Bachelor's, master's or doctoral programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Logistics and Supply Chain Management Embry Riddle Aeronautical University


IMPORTANT: In each potential pathway, the ability to transfer credits from one program level to the next is dependent on a variety of factors. Statewide articulation agreements may assist in these efforts but are not available for all potential career pathways. Ongoing guidance from academic career advisors and supervisors throughout your education and training pathway is recommended.

Note: Entrepreneurial skills are frequently incorporated in different Career Pathways programs to help students prepare to launch and contribute to successful enterprises of all types.

*Salary information source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Bureau of Labor Market Statistics. The final education and wage rate is the decision of the hiring employer.

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