Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for maintenance truck drivers in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 6,267 maintenance truck drivers currently employed in the United States.
  • 4.8% of all maintenance truck drivers are women, while 95.2% are men.
  • The average age of an employed maintenance truck driver is 47 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of maintenance truck drivers is White (58.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (21.0%), Black or African American (11.4%) and Unknown (4.6%).
  • Maintenance truck drivers are most in-demand in Greer, SC.
  • Salinas, CA pays an annual average wage of $68,346, the highest in the US.
  • In 2021, women earned 89% of what men earned.
  • Wyoming is the best state for maintenance truck drivers to live.
  • Maintenance truck drivers are 70% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Maintenance Truck Driver Statistics By Gender

4.8% of maintenance truck drivers are women and 95.2% of maintenance truck drivers are men.

  • Male, 95.2%
  • Female, 4.8%

Maintenance Truck Drivers By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male95.2%
Female4.8%

Gender Pay Gap For Maintenance Truck Driver

Women Earn 89¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$49,377
female-income
Female Income
$44,177

Maintenance Truck Driver Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the maintenance truck driver position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021

Maintenance Truck Driver Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201096.50%3.50%
201196.39%3.61%
201296.06%3.94%
201395.91%4.09%
201495.75%4.25%
201595.81%4.19%
201695.67%4.33%
201795.58%4.42%
201895.05%4.95%
201995.14%4.86%
202095.23%4.77%
202195.19%4.81%

Maintenance Truck Driver Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, diesel truck driver and tank wagon driver have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Bus Matron11%89%
Bus Escort18%82%
Bus Monitor19%81%
Maintenance Truck Driver95%5%
Wrecker Operator99%1%
Tank Wagon Driver99%1%
Diesel Truck Driver100%0%

Maintenance Truck Driver Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among maintenance truck drivers is White, which makes up 58.6% of all maintenance truck drivers. Comparatively, there are 21.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.4% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 58.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 21.0%
  • Black or African American, 11.4%
  • Unknown, 4.6%
  • Asian, 3.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8%

Maintenance Truck Driver Race

Maintenance Truck Driver RacePercentages
White58.6%
Hispanic or Latino21.0%
Black or African American11.4%
Unknown4.6%
Asian3.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.8%

Maintenance Truck Driver Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among maintenance truck drivers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Maintenance Truck Driver Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201067.63%10.13%2.42%17.28%
201167.27%10.52%2.44%17.17%
201266.55%10.67%2.59%17.51%
201366.64%10.20%2.51%18.03%
201466.36%10.65%2.69%17.68%
201565.45%10.98%2.73%18.14%
201664.66%10.62%2.83%19.01%
201764.46%10.74%2.85%19.18%
201863.96%10.79%3.15%19.19%
201964.34%10.76%2.97%19.09%
202061.56%10.73%3.21%19.38%
202158.62%11.42%3.55%20.99%

Maintenance Truck Driver Wage Gap By Race

White maintenance truck drivers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Asian maintenance truck drivers have the lowest average salary at $48,985.
$50,000
$49,000
$48,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$49,480
White$49,893
Black or African American$49,151
Asian$48,985
Hispanic or Latino$49,379

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Average Age of a Maintenance Truck Driver

We determined the average age of maintenance truck drivers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Maintenance Truck Driver Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American4944
Unknown4639.5
Asian4643
Hispanic or Latino4543
White5148
American Indian and Alaska Native49.547

Maintenance Truck Driver Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of maintenance truck driver employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of maintenance truck drivers is 40+ years old, which represents 72% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Maintenance Truck Driver Age

Maintenance Truck Driver YearsPercentages
40+ years72%
30-40 years19%
20-30 years9%

Types of Maintenance Truck Driver Degree Levels

The most common degree for maintenance truck drivers is high school diploma 51% of maintenance truck drivers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 16% and rounding it off is diploma with 14%.

  • High School Diploma, 51%
  • Associate, 16%
  • Diploma, 14%
  • Bachelors, 12%
  • Other Degrees, 7%

Maintenance Truck Drivers By Education

Maintenance Truck Driver DegreePercentages
High School Diploma51%
Associate16%
Diploma14%
Bachelors12%
Other Degrees7%

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Maintenance Truck Driver Wage Gap By Education

Maintenance truck drivers with a Associate degree earn more than those without, at $51,954 annually. With a Bachelors degree, maintenance truck drivers earn a median annual income of $51,395 compared to $50,952 for maintenance truck drivers with an High School Diploma degree.
$53,000
$51,000
$49,000
$47,000
$45,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$50,952
Master's Degree$46,630
Bachelor's Degree$51,395
Some College/ Associate Degree$51,954

Maintenance Truck Driver Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where maintenance truck drivers work. We found most maintenance truck drivers work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most maintenance truck drivers is the manufacturing industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire maintenance truck drivers.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Maintenance Truck Driver Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees8%
50 - 100 employees19%
100 - 500 employees28%
500 - 1,000 employees8%
1,000 - 10,000 employees17%
> 10,000 employees21%

The Types Of Companies Maintenance Truck Driver Work In

Employees with the maintenance truck driver job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most maintenance truck drivers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Maintenance Truck Driver Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education3%
Public19%
Private70%
Government8%

Top Industries Hiring Maintenance Truck Drivers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ maintenance truck drivers. Those industries include manufacturing, professional and construction.

Manufacturing

Professional

Construction

Hospitality

Government

Maintenance Truck Driver Turnover And Employment Statistics

Maintenance Truck Driver Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of maintenance truck drivers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Maintenance Truck Driver Unemployment Rate By Year

YearMaintenance Truck Driver Unemployment Rate
201010.33%
20118.73%
20127.76%
20136.88%
20145.54%
20154.98%
20164.17%
20174.08%
20183.68%
20193.45%
20205.26%
20215.44%

The Average Number of Years That Maintenance Truck Driver Stay in a Job

By looking over 2,391 maintenance truck drivers resumes, we figured out that the average maintenance truck driver enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 32%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Maintenance Truck Driver Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year20%
1-2 years32%
3-4 years15%
5-7 years14%
8-10 years5%
11+ years13%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Maintenance Truck Drivers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to maintenance truck drivers.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Vehicle Operator1.73%27,441
Maintenance Truck Driver3.95%-
Paratransit Driver6.17%199,099
Interstate Bus Driver8.69%77,893
School Bus Driver/Teacher Assistant8.77%70,538

Maintenance Truck Driver LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Vehicle Operator1.73%27,441
Paratransit Driver6.17%199,099
Interstate Bus Driver8.69%77,893
School Bus Driver/Teacher Assistant8.77%70,538

Foreign Languages Spoken By Maintenance Truck Drivers

The most common foreign language among maintenance truck drivers is Spanish at 71.7%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Portuguese at 6.5% and German is the third-most popular at 4.3%.

  • Spanish, 71.7%
  • Portuguese, 6.5%
  • German, 4.3%
  • Swedish, 2.2%
  • Danish, 2.2%
  • Other, 13.1%

Maintenance Truck Driver Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish71.7%
Portuguese6.5%
German4.3%
Swedish2.2%
Danish2.2%
Other13.1%

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Maintenance Truck Driver Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a maintenance truck driver can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of maintenance truck drivers is $62,543. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Maintenance Truck Drivers Earn The Most?

Maintenance truck drivers earn the most in California, where the average maintenance truck driver salary is $64,586. The map here shows where maintenance truck drivers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Which State Has The Most Maintenance Truck Drivers?

By looking through more than 2,391 resumes, we found that the most popular places for maintenance truck drivers are New York, NY and Philadelphia, PA.

Number of Maintenance Truck Drivers

Number Of Maintenance Truck Driver Jobs By State

RankStateNumber of JobsAverage Salary
1California16,856$64,586
2Illinois12,816$36,537
3Ohio12,563$38,506
4Texas10,334$33,286
5Georgia10,131$34,038
6Pennsylvania9,557$39,134
7North Carolina8,726$32,846
8New York6,958$42,964
9Indiana6,931$38,162
10Tennessee6,656$35,950
11Michigan6,226$38,665
12Florida6,090$27,112
13South Carolina5,818$32,687
14Missouri5,741$37,052
15Virginia5,638$37,225
16Wisconsin5,260$42,420
17Minnesota4,996$41,792
18Kentucky4,793$36,906
19Maryland4,067$38,310
20Iowa3,979$40,032
21Alabama3,658$31,568
22Kansas3,564$41,057
23New Jersey3,491$39,381
24Washington3,470$51,938
25Louisiana3,347$33,971
26Oklahoma3,185$38,726
27Massachusetts2,840$31,863
28Oregon2,490$54,521
29Colorado2,402$39,528
30Arizona2,396$46,526
31Mississippi2,314$33,919
32Nebraska2,230$42,151
33Arkansas2,219$37,008
34Connecticut1,873$35,989
35Utah1,824$53,266
36West Virginia1,620$34,600
37New Mexico1,487$45,263
38Idaho1,291$46,137
39Delaware1,097$41,914
40Nevada988$57,261
41New Hampshire773$33,718
42Maine711$28,332
43Montana631$54,363
44Rhode Island608$34,541
45Wyoming528$53,667
46Vermont477$32,387
47South Dakota438$44,776
48North Dakota392$54,078
49District of Columbia298$40,211
50Alaska173$54,686
51Hawaii144$60,646

Maintenance Truck Driver Demographics FAQs

How Many Maintenance Truck Driver Are There In The Us?

There are over 6,267 Maintenance Truck Drivers in the United States.

What Percentage Of Maintenance Truck Drivers Are Black?

11.4% of Maintenance Truck Drivers are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Maintenance Truck Drivers?

Most a are White, with 58.6% of Maintenance Truck Drivers belonging to this ethnicity. 21.0% of Maintenance Truck Drivers are Hispanic or Latino, 11.4% of Maintenance Truck Drivers are Black or African American, 4.6% of Maintenance Truck Drivers are Unknown, 3.6% of Maintenance Truck Drivers are Asian, and 0.8% of Maintenance Truck Drivers are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Maintenance Truck Driver Jobs Male - Dominated?

Yes, Maintenance Truck Driver jobs are male - dominated. 95% of Maintenance Truck Drivers are male, and 4% are female, so there are more male Maintenance Truck Drivers than female Maintenance Truck Drivers in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Maintenance Truck Driver?

The average Maintenance Truck Driver is 48 years old. 72% of Maintenance Truck Drivers are 40+ years old or older, 19% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 9% are between 20-30 years old

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