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Armored Truck Drivers

Overview

Armored truck drivers, also known as armored car drivers, armored guards, or armored messengers, are trained security personnel who guard and transport  money, jewelry, and/or other valuables from one location to another in armored trucks, vans, or cars. The Bureau of Labor Statistics classifies armored truck drivers as armed guards. While not every armed guard is an armored truck driver, the BLS reported that there were 1,103,120 people in this field in 2015. Individuals may work for corporate and business clients as well as the military.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Organized

Problem-Solving

Realistic

Career Ladder
Armored Truck Driver Manager or Supervisor

Senior Armored Truck Driver

Armored Truck Driver

Armored Truck Driver Trainee