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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers



Drive truck or other vehicle over established routes or within an established territory and sell or deliver goods, such as food products, including restaurant take-out items, or pick up or deliver items such as commercial laundry. May also take orders, collect payment, or stock merchandise at point of delivery. Includes newspaper delivery drivers. Excludes "Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers" (49-9091) and "Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers" (53-3033).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota 1,03047$16.29/hr$11.71/hr$12.21/hr$14.48/hr$18.68/hr$24.36/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Manufacturing70$16.25/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities3,270$19.65/hr
Information40$12.84/hr
Professional and Business Services30$17.33/hr
Education and Health Services30$19.71/hr
Leisure and Hospitality5,510$12.47/hr
Other Services180$24.59/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 130$13.31/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 220$14.56/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 270$14.13/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 280$14.31/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 300$23.43/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 310$15.26/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 390$13.31/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 400$14.53/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 440$13.36/hr15.2%
St Cloud MN MSA 450$15.70/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 490$14.54/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 510$13.42/hr15.2%
Southwest Minnesota 560$14.54/hr12.0%
Southeast Minnesota 690$14.58/hr12.6%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 930$23.60/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 1,030$14.48/hr13.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5,710$14.79/hr14.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 6,390$14.79/hrN/A
Minnesota 9,120$14.79/hr14.1%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Parking Attendants 1,400$14.92/hr5.5%
Couriers and Messengers 1,010$18.01/hr-5.7%
Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks 13,660$19.63/hr-6.6%


  • Collect coins from vending machines, refill machines, and remove aged merchandise.
  • Drive trucks to deliver such items as food, medical supplies, or newspapers.
  • Review lists of dealers, customers, or station drops and load trucks.
  • Collect money from customers, make change, and record transactions on customer receipts.
  • Record sales or delivery information on daily sales or delivery record.
  • Record sales or delivery information on daily sales or delivery record.
  • Listen to and resolve customers' complaints regarding products or services.
  • Sell food specialties, such as sandwiches and beverages, to office workers and patrons of sports events.
  • Drive trucks to deliver such items as food, medical supplies, or newspapers.
  • Arrange merchandise and sales promotion displays or issue sales promotion materials to customers.