New Career Pathways in Advanced Manufacturing and Transportation Added to My Colorado Journey

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July 13, 2022 - The Colorado Workforce Development Council, in partnership with the Colorado Community College System, added career pathways in the Advanced Manufacturing industry and Transportation industry to My Colorado Journey at the end of June. The pathways were published in collaboration with industry and education partners to equip job seekers with the information needed to advance their career and education goals in these industries. View career pathways.

Colorado’s Thriving Advanced Manufacturing Industry 

Manufacturers in Colorado account for 6.75% of the total output in the state, employing 5.71% of the workforce. The new career pathways on My Colorado Journey aim to help more individuals join this robust industry, which currently includes about 143,000 workers. Five Advanced Manufacturing pathways are now featured on the platform. They include: 

  • Production 
  • Engineering
  • Quality Assurance
  • Maintenance 
  • Supply Chain/Logistics

Colorado’s High-Demand Transportation Industry 

Colorado has 16,700 transportation companies with almost 200,000 employees and an annual payroll of $13.4 billion. Four Transportation pathways are now featured on the platform. They include: 

  • Freight
  • Air
  • Public Transportation 
  • Mechanics

Each pathway features critical information about the related careers and occupations, including average salary and estimated job openings, education and training requirements, and ways to advance in the industry. 

In the upcoming year, the CWDC career pathways team is working to develop new career pathways in Construction and Agriculture. These new pathways will be published on My Colorado Journey in June 2023. Industry subject matter experts interested in growing their talent pipeline through career pathway development can contact Thomas Hartman at

About My Colorado Journey

My Colorado Journey is a free platform where students, job seekers, and professionals can explore different career pathways, including job types, entry- to mid-level jobs, and earnings; this information helps individuals make informed career decisions. But that's not all this platform provides! Watch this video to learn more and create your account at