Salary for Light Truck Drivers

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Light truck and delivery service drivers mainly drive a light vehicle (such as a van or truck). Most are required to unload the trucks or vans. This job is not usually dangerous, but it does sometimes require that workers lift heavy objects. These positions usually require a high school diploma. A commercial driver's license is usually required as well. Once hired, a new employee will need up to one year of formal training before beginning work.

A Light Truck Driver will most likely earn wages that can range from $22,470 and $70,080 depending on education and experience. will normally get an average pay level of fourty-one thousand and fifty dollars each year.

are paid most highly in Alaska, where they can earn average pay scales of close to about $50,450. People in this career receive the best pay in Utilities, where they can earn job pay of $62,620.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 53.12 percent nationwide in that time.


Light Truck Drivers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Transportation and Warehousing
Finance and Insurance
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Educational Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Retail Trade
Health Care and Social Assistance
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Wholesale Trade