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ON-THE-JOB TRAINING PER INDUSTRY Top US Industries for On-The-Job Training in America

Click on the US industry below to read more about training for that industry.

Using the Industries Pages

Use the Industries pages to assess the projected size and growth of all major US industry sectors and subsectors, relative to other industries. Use each industry page to identify the largest occupations and fastest growing occupations in that industry.

Identifying Target Sectors

Follow the links for each of the boxes above to narrow your focus to one of the major industry sectors. The following chart shows the 2026 projected size and growth of the main sectors in the United States economy.

Within the pages of these major sectors, you can narrow your focus further to one of the many comprising subsectors.

Identifying Subsector Opportunities

Use the sector industries breakdown in each of the main sector pages to identify the subsectors with the highest projected size and growth, relative to other subsectors in the selected sector. Follow the links to these subsectors to take you to a detailed breakdown of the subsectors that indicate the greatest projected opportunity.

Projected Growth for Transportation and Warehousing Subsectors
Projected Growth for Industry Subsectors

Identifying Occupational and Training Opportunities

Use the Largest Occupations and Growth Occupations section on each sector and subsector page to identify the 10 largest and 10 fastest growing occupations within the selected industry.

Largest Occupations in Transportation and Warehousing, Projected for 2026

Occupation 2026 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2026 Projected Percent of Sector Percent Employment Change (2016-2026) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers 1,056.6 19.7 5.6 Postsecondary nondegree award Short term
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 806.3 15.1 11.4 No formal educational credential Short term
Light truck or delivery services drivers 297.9 5.6 12.0 High school diploma or equivalent Short term
Bus drivers, school or special client 212.8 4.0 11.4 High school diploma or equivalent Short term
Industrial truck and tractor operators 178.6 3.3 11.5 No formal educational credential Short term
Flight attendants 127.2 2.4 10.2 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate term
Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks 109.3 2.0 4.7 High school diploma or equivalent Short term
Packers and packagers, hand 100.2 1.9 20.0 No formal educational credential Short term
Stock clerks and order fillers 94.6 1.8 12.1 No formal educational credential Short term
Cargo and freight agents 88.9 1.7 9.8 High school diploma or equivalent Short term

Highest Growth Occupations in Transportation and Warehousing, Projected thru 2026

Occupation 2026 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2026 Projected Percent of Sector Percent Employment Change (2016-2026) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians 3.3 0.1 34.6 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate term
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 1.3 0.0 33.3 Postsecondary nondegree award None
Operations research analysts 1.0 0.0 29.5 Bachelor’s degree None
Pharmacists 0.3 0.0 26.0 Doctoral or professional degree None
Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders 0.3 0.0 26.0 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate term
Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers 0.1 0.0 26.0 Postsecondary nondegree award Short term
Machine feeders and offbearers 20.8 0.4 25.9 No formal educational credential Short term
Art directors 0.1 0.0 25.9 Bachelor’s degree None
Artists and related workers, all other 0.1 0.0 25.9 No formal educational credential Long term
Cooling and freezing equipment operators and tenders 0.2 0.0 25.1 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate term

Locating Training Providers

Use the lookup directory on OJT.com to search for training providers across the United States, or for a specific State or City, for your occupation of interest.

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