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Light Truck or Delivery Services Driver Salary Information

The salary statistics of light truck or delivery services drivers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of light truck or delivery services drivers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The light truck or delivery services drivers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Light Truck or Delivery Services Driver Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,200
25th Percentile Wage
$22,890
50th Percentile Wage
$30,580
75th Percentile Wage
$41,370
90th Percentile Wage
$60,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for light truck or delivery services drivers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) light truck or delivery services drivers is $60,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $30,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,200. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 215% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of light truck or delivery services drivers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201630,5802.39%3.89%
201529,8500.94%-
201429,5701.35%-
201329,170-0.75%-
201229,390--

Table 2. Light Truck or Delivery Services Driver Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of light truck or delivery services drivers in 20 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for light truck or delivery services drivers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $60,700. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $20,820).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$60,700
Transportation and Warehousing
$42,810
Mining
$35,510
Educational Services
$34,840
Federal, State, and Local Government
$34,090
Construction
$33,920
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$33,170
Information
$32,420
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$31,540
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$30,890
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$30,470
Manufacturing
$30,030
Wholesale Trade
$29,950
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$29,760
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$27,840
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$27,630
Health Care and Social Assistance
$26,720
Finance and Insurance
$25,900
Retail Trade
$24,170
Accommodation and Food Services
$20,820

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers by States

From the above tables we note that not only light truck or delivery services drivers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of light truck or delivery services drivers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,350 to $38,900. The highest paying state for light truck or delivery services drivers is Alaska with a median annual salary of $38,900. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,350. For more salary information of light truck or delivery services drivers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$38,900
North Dakota
$35,800
Washington
$35,080
Maryland
$34,990
Colorado
$34,440
Massachusetts
$34,330
Wyoming
$34,210
Minnesota
$34,080
Connecticut
$33,690
New Jersey
$33,450
California
$32,570
New York
$32,420
Nevada
$32,280
Vermont
$32,210
Rhode Island
$32,080
Hawaii
$32,040
Arizona
$31,500
Oregon
$31,500
Illinois
$30,950
Missouri
$30,670
Oklahoma
$30,670
Michigan
$30,520
Tennessee
$30,320
Kansas
$30,310
Georgia
$30,210
New Mexico
$29,910
Iowa
$29,750
Florida
$29,710
Montana
$29,670
Nebraska
$29,560
Delaware
$29,400
Utah
$29,400
Ohio
$29,200
Pennsylvania
$29,190
Kentucky
$29,170
Indiana
$28,980
Texas
$28,880
North Carolina
$28,410
Virginia
$28,310
Maine
$28,100
South Dakota
$27,960
Wisconsin
$27,770
Louisiana
$27,730
Idaho
$27,710
New Hampshire
$26,890
Mississippi
$26,780
South Carolina
$26,620
West Virginia
$26,600
District of Columbia
$26,250
Arkansas
$26,170
Alabama
$25,480
Virgin Islands
$22,530
Guam
$19,620
Puerto Rico
$18,350


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