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Light Truck or Delivery Drivers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $18.75
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Light Truck or Delivery Drivers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$12.65 $17.08 $23.46
Minnesota
$14.84 $18.75 $24.76
Central Minnesota
$14.24 $18.21 $22.14
Northeast Minnesota
$12.36 $17.47 $23.26
Northwest Minnesota
$15.44 $18.15 $22.30
Southeast Minnesota
$12.10 $15.35 $20.24
Southwest Minnesota
$12.89 $16.84 $19.72
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$15.91 $19.80 $27.08

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 15,680 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Light Truck or Delivery Drivers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 18,762 new Light Truck or Delivery Drivers to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Light Truck or Delivery Drivers
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 1,001,300 1,045,100 43,800 4.4%
Minnesota 2016 2026 Number Percent
Statewide 16,503 17,419 916 5.6%
Central Minnesota 2,017 2,252 235 11.7%
Northeast Minnesota 850 911 61 7.2%
Northwest Minnesota 1,474 1,587 113 7.7%
Southeast Minnesota 1,229 1,314 85 6.9%
Southwest Minnesota 1,304 1,376 72 5.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 9,554 9,855 301 3.2%


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