Information About Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services

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Training

Truck drivers, light or delivery services need short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Truck drivers, light or delivery services
Training for Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services
Percent
Less than High School 19.9
High School 49.4
Some College 20.7
Associates Degree 4.8
Bachelors Degree 4.3
Masters Degree 0.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment

Represents about 984,000 people in the United States- 8.2% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 41,000 more truck drivers, light or delivery services but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 217,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, truck drivers, light or delivery services make $15.92 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Truck drivers, light or delivery services $8.67 $10.40 $13.90 $19.40 $28.10
Transportation and material moving occupations $8.52 $10.00 $13.80 $19.20 $26.30
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, truck drivers, light or delivery services make $33,120 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Truck drivers, light or delivery services $18,030 $21,770 $29,080 $40,370 $58,440
Transportation and material moving occupations $17,730 $20,860 $28,760 $39,990 $54,860
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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