Truck Driving

Today’s trucking keeps America moving

​Whether it’s over the road, local delivery, or driving a snow plow truck – truck drivers keep America rolling. Truck driving is the fastest growing and most in-demand sector of transportation and one of the most in-demand jobs in all industries.

Heavy and Tractor- Trailer Truck Drivers

Transport goods around the country on trucks with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW).

State Median Salary

$23.42/HOUR

Future Outlook

6.4% GROWTH

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

Operate machines that move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, construction site or similar location.

State Median Salary

$19.94/HOUR

Future Outlook

7.5% GROWTH

School Bus Drivers

Transport students or special-needs clients by bus.

State Median Salary

$17.39/HOUR

Future Outlook

8% GROWTH

Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers

Transport people by bus on regular routes.

State Median Salary

$19.40/HOUR

Future Outlook

8.9% GROWTH

Find the right college for you

Minnesota State has 25 colleges with transportation related program pathways. Below is the list of colleges that support these career pathways. Expand each one to see what each college offers!

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1515 E 25th St, Hibbing, MN 55746
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2101 Trinity Rd, Duluth, MN 55811
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1001 Chestnut St, Virginia, MN 55792
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1250 Homer Road, Winona, MN 55987
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1501 US-71, International Falls, MN 56649
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2 Century Ave SE, Hutchinson, MN 55350
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2101 15th Ave NW, Willmar, MN 56201
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1900 8th Ave NW, Austin, MN 55912
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