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List of Industries Employing Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services

The following industries employ Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services ,  SOC Code  53-3033  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Short-term on-the-job training  (4).  This list is sorted by the 2014 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Couriers and Messengers   (NAICS 492000 ) 19,500 24,400 4,900
Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores   (NAICS 441300 ) 6,400 6,900 500
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 3,000 3,200 200
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 2,300 2,500 200
Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446000 ) 2,200 2,100 -100
Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 2,200 2,600 400
Specialized Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484200 ) 1,700 1,800 100
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 1,700 1,900 200
Consumer Goods Rental   (NAICS 532200 ) 1,700 1,500 -200
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 1,500 1,700 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Building Material and Supplies Dealers   (NAICS 444100 ) 1,500 1,700 200
General Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484100 ) 1,400 1,700 300
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 1,300 1,800 500
Office Supply, Stationery & Gift Stores   (NAICS 453200 ) 1,100 900 -200
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 1,000 1,200 200
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Paper/Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424100 ) 900 700 -200
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 900 1,000 100
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 900 900 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Lumber and Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423300 ) 800 900 100
Home Health Care Services   (NAICS 621600 ) 800 1,200 400
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 700 700 0
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 700 600 -100
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 600 800 200
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers   (NAICS 453900 ) 600 600 0
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 600 700 100
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 600 700 100
Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 500 600 100
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 500 600 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Used Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 453300 ) 500 700 200
Support Activities, Road Transportation   (NAICS 488400 ) 500 500 0
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 500 700 200
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 500 500 0
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 500 600 100
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 500 600 100
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 400 500 100
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 400 500 100
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 400 500 100
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 400 500 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 400 300 -100
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 400 400 0
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 400 400 0
General Rental Centers   (NAICS 532300 ) 400 300 -100
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532100 ) 300 400 100
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 300 300 0
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 300 300 0
Home Furnishings Stores   (NAICS 442200 ) 300 300 0
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 300 300 0
Specialty Food Stores   (NAICS 445200 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 300 300 0
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 300 400 100
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 300 400 100
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 200 200 0
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 200 200 0
Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 200 300 100
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 200 200 0
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 200 100 -100
Textile Mills   (NAICS 313000 ) 200 200 0
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 200 300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Animal Slaughtering and Processing   (NAICS 311600 ) 200 200 0
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 200 300 100
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 200 300 100
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 100 100 0
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 100 100 0
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 100 100 0
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 100 100 0
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 100 100 0
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 100 100 0
Support Activities for Mining   (NAICS 213000 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 100 100 0
Household Goods Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811400 ) 100 100 0
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 100 100 0
Dairy Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 311500 ) 100 100 0
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 100 100 0
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 100 100 0
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 322200 ) 100 100 0
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 100 100 0

Data Notes:

(1)  Source:  These data come from the Industry and Occupation Employment Projections program of the Employment Development Department.  All employment figures have been rounded to the nearest 100.  See the Occupational Projections - Introduction and Methods and the Industry Projections - Introduction and Methods for more information.  Some occupation/industry combinations may not be included to protect employer confidentiality or because the base survey resulted in a large standard error.

Although these Staffing Patterns are not provided below the state level, the Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation are available by county or groups of counties.

(2)  The NAICS - North American Industry Classification System is the nationally recognized system to categorize industries. See the NAICS Division Structure at the U.S. Department of Labor Web site for a complete list of industries and their definitions.

(3)  "SOC Code" - Search for a particular Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code or occupation title at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site.

(4) The Training Levels were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are meant to show the education and training needed for someone to perform that occupation. It also reflects the preferred training requirements of most employers. For a complete list of the training levels go to BLS Training Level Definitions

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