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 EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 620129$15.89/hr$10.06/hr$10.55/hr$16.76/hr$20.08/hr$22.88/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Manufacturing340$11.91/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities4,530$14.82/hr
InformationN/A$13.06/hr
Professional and Business Services110$11.16/hr
Leisure and Hospitality4,780$11.13/hr
Other Services390$12.27/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State 60$11.97/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 130$14.58/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 200$14.31/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 240$10.77/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 280$10.42/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 300$16.76/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 420$11.27/hr-12.7%
St Cloud MN MSA 450$20.71/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 510$13.95/hr-11.9%
Northwest Balance of State 520$17.11/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 550$11.34/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 620$16.76/hr-5.6%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 770$10.05/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 830$11.32/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 900$13.76/hr-2.2%
Southeast Minnesota 930$11.30/hr-6.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 6,890$11.77/hr-6.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 7,180$11.76/hrN/A
Minnesota 10,180$11.84/hr-6.3%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Couriers and Messengers 750$14.04/hr7.3%
Parking Lot Attendants 2,010$12.46/hr-0.9%
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 16,070$18.68/hr5.6%


  • Drive trucks to deliver such items as food, medical supplies, or newspapers.
  • Collect money from customers, make change, and record transactions on customer receipts.
  • Inform regular customers of new products or services and price changes.
  • Write customer orders and sales contracts according to company guidelines.
  • Listen to and resolve customers' complaints regarding products or services.
  • Listen to and resolve customers' complaints regarding products or services.
  • Write customer orders and sales contracts according to company guidelines.
  • Drive trucks to deliver such items as food, medical supplies, or newspapers.
  • Collect money from customers, make change, and record transactions on customer receipts.
  • Collect money from customers, make change, and record transactions on customer receipts.