Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

Prospects: Very Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth
Drive a light vehicle, such as a truck or van, with a capacity of less than 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW), primarily to deliver or pick up merchandise or to deliver packages. May load and unload vehicle. Excludes “Couriers and Messengers" (43-5021) and “Driver/Sales Workers” (53-3031).

Current openings

Pharmacy Delivery Driver 9

Number of positions

2012: 19,050    2014: 19,450

Annual job postings

New: 200    Replacement: 350
(Total: 550)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Short-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.