Delivery Truck Drivers


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Delivery Truck Drivers

Delivery Truck Drivers - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Retail trade companies
  • Wholesale trade companies
  • Courier companies

Outlook

Demand for this occupation will be about average. The growth of e-commerce will increase the demand for package delivery services. 

Many openings will occur as experienced drivers move to other occupations or retire. However, competition for jobs will be strong because for many people these jobs are preferable over long-haul truck driving jobs. Job prospects will be best for drivers with experience and a clean driving history.

Light Truck Drivers (CIS 100360)

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Illinois
48,622
Very large
&
9.3%
5.8%
>>>>
5,809
Very High
  Champaign Area
1,034
Very large
&
25.0%
7.0%
>>>>
148
Very High
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
1,050
Very large
&
8.0%
5.0%
>>>>
123
Very High
  Cook County
19,464
Very large
&
9.2%
5.6%
>>>>
2,320
Very High
  Decatur Area
486
Very large
&
9.5%
7.0%
>>>>
59
Very High
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
2,145
Very large
&
8.2%
9.7%
>>>>
253
Very High
  Du Page County
5,910
Very large
&
9.6%
5.4%
>>>>
709
Very High
  Edwardsville Area
1,075
Very large
&
18.6%
5.1%
>>>>
144
Very High
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
415
Very large
&
9.9%
7.0%
>>>>
49
Very High
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
741
Very large
&
8.4%
5.2%
>>>>
87
Very High
  Lake County
2,585
Very large
&
14.3%
8.6%
>>>>
328
Very High
  McHenry County
752
Very large
&
10.5%
6.8%
>>>>
92
Very High
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
680
Very large
&
9.3%
6.8%
>>>>
81
Very High
  Northwest Illinois Area
1,303
Very large
&
8.1%
3.6%
>>>>
154
Very High
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
1,986
Very large
&
12.7%
7.3%
>>>>
248
Very High
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
948
Very large
&
5.5%
4.3%
>>>>
107
Very High
  Rock Island-Moline Area
916
Very large
&
8.8%
5.7%
>>>>
109
Very High
  Rockford Area
1,766
Very large
&
29.3%
7.6%
>>>>
265
Very High
  Shawnee National Forest Area
293
Very large
&
1.0%
2.4%
>>>>
30
Very High
  Springfield Area
849
Very large
&
8.5%
4.7%
>>>>
101
Very High
  St Louis-Belleville Area
1,261
Very large
&
12.1%
6.4%
>>>>
156
Very High
  Vermilion County
321
Very large
&
12.1%
4.9%
>>>>
39
Very High
  Will County
2,748
Very large
&
7.8%
9.1%
>>>>
322
Very High
United States
1,018,600
Very large
&
5.9%
3.7%
>>>>
111,800
Very High
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.