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Driver-Sales Worker

Minimum Education Required for this Career

Basic Certificate
Advanced Certificate
Associate's Degree
4+ year Degree
Basic Certificate
$18,076

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Nature of the Work

Drivers-sales workers typically:

  • Collect money from customers, make change, and record transactions on customer receipts.
  • Drive trucks to deliver such items as food, medical supplies, or newspapers.
  • Write customer orders and sales contracts according to company guidelines.
  • Inform regular customers of new products or services and price changes.
  • Listen to and resolve customers' complaints regarding products or services.
  • Record sales or delivery information on daily sales or delivery record.
  • Call on prospective customers to explain company services or to solicit new business.
  • Arrange merchandise and sales promotion displays or issue sales promotion materials to customers.
  • Maintain trucks and food-dispensing equipment and clean inside of machines that dispense food or beverages.
  • Review lists of dealers, customers, or station drops and load trucks.
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Career Disclaimer

Wage estimates are based on Occupational Employment Statistics and the American Community Survey. Wage estimates are also affected by county-level Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) earnings by industry. The Nature of the Work description is from O*Net Online, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.