The average pay for a Delivery Driver is $12.27 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Delivery Driver Total Pay (?
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$22,255 - $64,670
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MEDIAN: $36,986
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Delivery Driver Total Pay (?
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$8.22 - $20.10
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$22,255 - $64,670  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,198  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,863  
Commission
$0.00 - $35,234  
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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$18,570 - $53,417  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,279
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.22 - $20.10  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.23 - $9.40  
Overtime
$11.83 - $34.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,198  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $35,234  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$18,570 - $53,417  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,279
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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
  • Document route, deliveries, payments, maintenance and other information.
  • Safely and accurately deliver goods, receiving payments and answering questions If required.
  • Check invoices to stock delivery van in order of best route to a series of deliveries.
  • Maintain a clean and safe vehicle.
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Pay by Experience Level for Delivery Driver
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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$29,000
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Experience Affects Delivery Driver Salaries

National Average
$29,000

Skills That Affect Delivery Driver Salaries

Customer Relations
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Customer Service
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National Average
$29,000
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 39%
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