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 faster than 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
51,788
Very large
&
6.9%
2.4%
>>>>
6,451
Very High
  Champaign Area
1,137
Very large
&
8.1%
-0.9%
>>>>
144
Very High
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
1,053
Very large
&
3.8%
1.2%
>>>>
126
High
  Cook County
20,663
Very large
&
23.2%
0.6%
>>>>
3,103
Very High
  Decatur Area
535
Very large
&
16.1%
5.5%
>>>>
75
High
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
2,310
Very large
&
5.8%
2.5%
>>>>
283
Very High
  Du Page County
5,972
Very large
&
22.8%
3.3%
>>>>
893
Very High
  Edwardsville Area
1,340
Very large
&
14.4%
5.5%
>>>>
182
Very High
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
379
Very large
&
0.8%
-2.1%
>>>>
44
Moderate
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
763
Very large
&
9.8%
5.8%
>>>>
99
High
  Lake County
2,798
Very large
&
5.1%
1.9%
>>>>
340
Very High
  McHenry County
695
Very large
&
4.5%
2.9%
>>>>
84
High
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
706
Very large
&
4.5%
1.0%
>>>>
85
High
  Northwest Illinois Area
1,322
Very large
&
10.0%
2.6%
>>>>
171
Very High
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
1,969
Very large
&
4.3%
-1.9%
>>>>
237
High
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
931
Very large
&
5.2%
-1.1%
>>>>
113
High
  Rock Island-Moline Area
904
Very large
&
1.2%
-1.8%
>>>>
104
High
  Rockford Area
2,256
Very large
&
7.0%
0.9%
>>>>
281
Very High
  Shawnee National Forest Area
266
Large
&
-3.4%
-2.3%
>>>>
29
Moderate
  Springfield Area
836
Very large
&
2.2%
0.0%
>>>>
98
High
  St Louis-Belleville Area
1,314
Very large
&
-6.8%
-1.7%
>>>>
135
High
  Vermilion County
301
Very large
&
11.0%
-3.0%
>>>>
39
High
  Will County
3,430
Very large
&
10.1%
4.1%
>>>>
444
Very High
United States
1,035,800
Very large
&
9.8%
7.7%
>>>>
128,300
Very High
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.