Mid-Career Delivery Drivers can expect to earn an average of $14.48 per hour. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Delivery Drivers bottoms out near $21K and approaches $54K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $6K from bonuses and almost $15K from profit sharing. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Over a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and around half claim dental coverage as well. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$26,258 - $68,035
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$68K
MEDIAN: $40,332
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$9.65 - $21.18
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$26,258 - $68,035  
   
Bonus
$292.77 - $6,104  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $14,809  
Commission
$2.43 - $20,446  
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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$20,858 - $54,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 264
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.65 - $21.18  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.97 - $9.53  
Overtime
$15.07 - $34.18  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$292.77 - $6,104  
   
Commission
$2.43 - $20,446  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $14,809  
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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$20,858 - $54,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,119
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Mid-Career Delivery Drivers flock to Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., FedEx Ground, United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., Napa Auto Parts Company, and Advance Auto Parts, Inc., highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Mid-Career Delivery Drivers flock to United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $67K lead the pack in compensation; however, United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $31K at one end to $86K at the other end. Mid-Career Delivery Drivers will also find cushy salaries at FedEx Ground (+$37K), Federal Express Corporation (FedEx) (+$36K), and Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. (+$31K).

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Advance Auto Parts, Inc. at $20K, and Napa Auto Parts Company where $21K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Mid-Career Delivery Drivers there earn up to $52K.

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Skills That Affect Delivery Driver Salaries

CDL
up arrow 24%

HAZMAT
up arrow 19%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 13%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 6%

Customer Relations
0%

National Average
$33,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Jobsite Delivery
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Driver/Core Development
up arrow 3%

Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 158 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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