Salary for Light Truck or Delivery Services 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 or Delivery Services Driver earns an average wage between 24000 and 36000 depending on the level of experience. Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers can expect a wage of Thirty Two Thousand One Hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers have the highest pay levels in Alaska, where they get an average salary rate of just about $36170. Professionals that work in this career receive the best pay in Utilities, where they get average pay of $43310.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 19.75 percent nationwide in that time.
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers tend to make the most in the following industries
Transportation and Warehousing $43,310
Utilities $38,660
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $37,360
Management of Companies and Enterprises $33,660
Construction $32,960
Educational Services $32,620
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Accommodation and Food Services $22,090
Retail Trade $24,690
Health Care and Social Assistance $26,410
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $26,790
Other Services (except Public Administration) $27,080
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $27,500