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 29073$13.87/hr$10.32/hr$10.48/hr$11.81/hr$14.53/hr$23.12/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Manufacturing340$12.42/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities4,710$14.02/hr
InformationN/A$11.96/hr
Professional and Business Services30$13.68/hr
Leisure and Hospitality5,430$11.69/hr
Other Services440$19.78/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/A$14.30/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 90$16.04/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 130$13.83/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 230$11.70/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 250$12.75/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 290$11.81/hr-5.6%
St Cloud MN MSA 370$14.17/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 370$13.68/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 560$12.03/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 580$12.13/hr-12.7%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 660$11.96/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 720$12.22/hr-11.9%
Central Minnesota 810$12.40/hr-2.2%
Southeast Minnesota 930$12.05/hr-6.9%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 980$10.60/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 1,010$11.69/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 7,310$12.24/hr-6.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 7,650$12.24/hrN/A
Minnesota 11,020$12.20/hr-6.3%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Couriers and Messengers 660$16.21/hr7.3%
Parking Attendants 2,390$12.95/hr-0.9%
Light Truck Drivers 15,680$18.75/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.