Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

Drive a light vehicle, such as a truck or van, with a capacity of less than 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW), primarily to deliver or pick up merchandise or to deliver packages. May load and unload vehicle.

Fast Facts

Hourly Pay
Entry Level: $9.46/hr
Median: $13.84/hr
Experienced $19.13/hr

Current Employment
2,338 (2018)

Projected Employment
2,436 (2028)

Growth for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

2018 Jobs2029 JobsChange (2018-2029)% Change (2018-2029)

Industries Employing Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

IndustryOccupation Jobs in Industry (2018)% of Occupation in Industry (2018)% of Total Jobs in Industry (2018)
Couriers and Express Delivery Services45519.4%28.5%
Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores1416%12.5%
Tire Dealers783.3%12.5%
Motor Vehicle Supplies and New Parts Merchant Wholesalers642.7%8.9%
Limited-Service Restaurants612.6%.4%

Occupational Tasks

  • Obey traffic laws and follow established traffic and transportation procedures.
  • Turn in receipts and money received from deliveries.
  • Read maps and follow written or verbal geographic directions.
  • Verify the contents of inventory loads against shipping papers.
  • Load and unload trucks, vans, or automobiles.