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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,610
25th Percentile Wage
$23,550
50th Percentile Wage
$31,450
75th Percentile Wage
$43,370
90th Percentile Wage
$61,120

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 $61,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,610. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 211% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of light truck or delivery services drivers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$31,450
2.77% 6.55%
2016
$30,580
2.39% -
2015
$29,850
0.94% -
2014
$29,570
1.35% -
2013
$29,170
-0.75% -
2012
$29,390
- -

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 transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $45,070. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $21,490).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$45,070
Utilities
$39,540
Mining
$38,630
Federal, State, and Local Government
$35,380
Educational Services
$35,000
Construction
$34,670
Information
$34,460
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$32,290
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$32,220
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$30,870
Manufacturing
$30,640
Wholesale Trade
$30,630
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$30,320
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$29,900
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$29,090
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$28,610
Health Care and Social Assistance
$26,870
Finance and Insurance
$26,080
Retail Trade
$24,610
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,490

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 $18,540 to $41,050. The highest paying state for light truck or delivery services drivers is Alaska with a median annual salary of $41,050. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,540. 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
$41,050
North Dakota
$38,420
Washington
$36,240
Minnesota
$35,960
Massachusetts
$35,820
Colorado
$35,410
Connecticut
$35,220
Wyoming
$34,710
New Jersey
$34,550
Maryland
$34,410
Hawaii
$34,230
California
$34,140
Oregon
$33,500
Illinois
$33,320
Nevada
$32,670
Arizona
$32,390
Tennessee
$32,260
Delaware
$32,100
Georgia
$32,060
Vermont
$32,040
Kansas
$31,680
New Mexico
$31,670
New York
$31,450
Utah
$31,340
Michigan
$31,040
Missouri
$30,720
Kentucky
$30,690
Oklahoma
$30,670
Iowa
$30,650
Nebraska
$30,260
Montana
$30,240
Florida
$29,840
Texas
$29,840
Ohio
$29,680
Rhode Island
$29,450
Louisiana
$29,300
Virginia
$29,080
Wisconsin
$29,000
Pennsylvania
$28,930
North Carolina
$28,790
Indiana
$28,720
South Dakota
$28,530
New Hampshire
$28,290
Idaho
$28,230
Maine
$27,930
Mississippi
$27,540
Arkansas
$27,320
South Carolina
$27,150
West Virginia
$26,750
Alabama
$25,790
District of Columbia
$25,740
Virgin Islands
$25,650
Guam
$20,340
Puerto Rico
$18,540



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