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Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

in Massachusetts

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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
533033  Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 23,697 24,665 968 4.08 % 500 97 403 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Wholesale Trade    3,840  16 % 3,930  16 % 90  2 % $37,680
Food Services and Drinking Places    2,280  10 % 2,460  10 % 180  8 % $30,940
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    1,940  8 % 2,010  8 % 70  4 % $25,640
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    1,930  8 % 1,930  8 % 0  0 % $33,720
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    1,660  7 % 1,730  7 % 70  4 % $41,520
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    990  4 % 1,070  4 % 80  7 % $35,350
Truck Transportation    870  4 % 920  4 % 50  5 % $41,750
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers    790  3 % 790  3 % 0  1 % $34,080
Health Care and Social Assistance    720  3 % 850  3 % 130  18 % $29,440
Social Assistance    580  2 % 690  3 % 110  18 % $26,790
Food and Beverage Stores    470  2 % 480  2 % 10  4 % $30,910
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    460  2 % 460  2 % 0  -1 % $34,570
Health and Personal Care Stores    420  2 % 410  2 % -10  -1 % $35,140
Miscellaneous Store Retailers    420  2 % 400  2 % -20  -5 % $27,260
Food Manufacturing    390  2 % 410  2 % 20  4 % $34,390
Other Services (except Government)    390  2 % 390  2 % 0  1 % $37,060
Support Activities for Transportation    370  2 % 410  2 % 40  13 % $37,850
Construction    350  1 % 370  1 % 20  5 % $37,510
Specialty Trade Contractors    320  1 % 340  1 % 20  5 % $36,880
Information    280  1 % 200  1 % -80  -27 % $66,260
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    250  1 % 270  1 % 20  6 % $34,930
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    180  1 % 180  1 % 0  2 % $37,460
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    170  1 % 170  1 % 0  -1 % $36,470
Printing and Related Support Activities    120  1 % 110  0 % -10  -7 % $36,890
Educational Services    110  0 % 110  0 % 0  6 % $49,160
Educational Services    110  0 % 110  0 % 0  6 % $49,160
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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