25. Transportation and Distribution Manager
The modern world is one based off of instant gratification — look at Amazon Prime, where from the moment you press a button your purchase could be on your doorstep within mere hours.
All of those things need to get to their rightful places, which is where transportation and distribution managers come into play. This job requires someone to “plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities” — in other words, make sure item A gets to point B in the most cost-effective and efficient manner possible.
With a mean annual wage of $97,630, you’ll get compensated well for making sure the cogs of the machine keep turning.
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Stefanie O’Connell contributed to the reporting for this article.