Delivery Driver Salary

A Delivery Driver earns an average wage of $13.40 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are hazmat, CDL, and forklift. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$24,101 - $67,476
$24K
$40K
$67K
MEDIAN: $40,030
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50%
90%

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$8.63 - $20.48
$8
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.58
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$0$67K
Salary $24,101 - $67,476
Bonus $128.50 - $3,910
Profit Sharing $202.73 - $8,910
Commission $19.73 - $20,511
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,797 - $54,349
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,127
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $8.63 - $20.48
Hourly Tips $0.49 - $9.38
Overtime $14.61 - $33.52
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $128.50 - $3,910
Commission $19.73 - $20,511
Profit Sharing $202.73 - $8,910
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,797 - $54,349
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,859

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Job Description for Delivery Driver

The primary role of a delivery driver is transportation. Delivery drivers typically operate a vehicle of some sort to deliver goods and other items to customers, clients, or other businesses. They are usually tasked with loading products into their vehicle as well. Delivery drivers generally spend a limited amount of time at the actual job site and more time commuting between their headquarters and delivery locations. Most of the work day is spent in a vehicle, with some loading time inside or outside depending on the company. The work is largely mental, with some physical elements interspersed.

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Delivery Driver Tasks

  • Check invoices to stock delivery van in order of best route to a series of deliveries.
  • Maintain a clean and safe vehicle.
  • Document route, deliveries, payments, maintenance and other information.
  • Safely and accurately deliver goods, receiving payments and answering questions If required.

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Pay by Experience Level for Delivery Driver

Pay by Experience for a Delivery Driver has a positive trend. An entry-level Delivery Driver with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 3,616 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Delivery Driver with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 1,373 salaries. An experienced Delivery Driver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 1,247 salaries. A Delivery Driver with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 496 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,806

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Delivery Driver Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Delivery Driver?

Delivery Driver in Fayetteville:
Pros: I get to watch the customers smile when I bring the Coke out.
Cons: The way Great Plains is conducted they are not organized.

Delivery Driver in Rogers:
Pros: The time management skills and experience I am getting.
Cons: Communication between the different branches of the company.

Delivery Driver in Idaho Falls:
"Great. Long hours."
Pros: Small company. Get to see and meet new people.
Cons: Long hours. Low pay. No benefits. Stressful.

Delivery Driver in Hackensack:
"It's good your all ways on the move."
Pros: All ways on the move I love driving sometimes the traffic is a killer but I like it its all ways a new challenge every day is different.
Cons: The miles we put on the car the gas and the tickets we get for not having parking and the pay rate sucks.

Delivery Driver in Anaheim:
"Delivery driver."
Pros: Learning all the freeways and cities surrounding southern California. Finding new restaurants or stores you've never been to before.
Cons: Traffic is the worst thing. Other people's bad driving is difficult to deal with.

Delivery Driver in La Porte:
"Job Review."
Pros: On the go and fast paced environment in which there is a lot of freedom to self-manage.
Cons: To many bosses, unfair wages, little ensentive to go the extra mile.

Delivery Driver in Chicago:
"If you like time alone and driving be a driver."
Pros: Time alone, working at my own pace, freedom to plan my routes, and being home daily.
Cons: Bad drivers and dealing with impatient customers.

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Key Stats for Delivery Driver

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 858 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Delivery Driver Salaries

▲33%

▲20%

▲6%

National Average
$32,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Delivery Driver Salaries

hazmat
▲34%

CDL
▲27%

▲10%


Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼0%

National Average
$32,000


Less than Truckload (LTL) Freight
▼1%




Customer Service Metrics
▼3%

▼11%

▼11%

delivery driver
▼13%

▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 858 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 43%
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