Delivery Truck Drivers
Training and Education
|Recommended Degree Level||Certificate or Higher|
|Number of Jobs, 2012||769,010|
|Annual Job Growth Rate||3.2%|
|Job Openings per Year (est.)||29,590|
If you want to pursue this career, you will benefit from having short-term on-the-job training. The percentage of employees with a 4 year degree is 4%. According to 2008 data 25% of delivery truck drivers have attended college, but do not have a degree. Among workers, 71% have a high-school diploma, but no college education.
Part-Time Work and Self-Employment
7% of employees work on a part-time basis. 9% of the time, people working as delivery truck drivers are their own boss.
Area Job Conditions
Jobs for this occupation are most common in Casper (Wyoming), Lebanon (Pennsylvania), and Billings (Montana), but are rarer in Ames (Iowa), Iowa City (Iowa), and Jefferson City (Missouri).
Delivery truck drivers are paid comparatively more in Battle Creek (Michigan), Pittsfield (Massachusetts), and Dover (Delaware) and comparatively less in Lebanon (Pennsylvania), Great Falls (Montana), and Pocatello (Idaho).
Quickly shows the work of a commercial truck driver. Created for the US Department of Labor.