The average Mid-Career Delivery Driver can expect to rake in roughly $14.54 per hour. With bonuses occasionally running north of $6K, profit sharing proceeds sometimes surpassing $15K, and a few commissions as high as $20K, total income for Mid-Career Delivery Drivers can range between $21K and $55K according to individual performance. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While more than a third report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and close to one-half have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Delivery Drivers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,441 - $67,802
$25K
$41K
$68K
MEDIAN: $40,634
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$9.64 - $20.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$25,441 - $67,802  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $5,717  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $14,809  
Commission
$2.29 - $20,426  
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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$20,809 - $54,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 273
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.64 - $20.89  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.90 - $10.07  
Overtime
$15.09 - $34.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$201.34 - $5,717  
   
Commission
$2.29 - $20,426  
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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$20,809 - $54,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,143

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Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., FedEx Ground, Napa Auto Parts Company, and Advance Auto Parts, Inc. are top-notch employers for Mid-Career Delivery Drivers in this area. United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. pays the most with a median salary of $63K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $31K to a high of $86K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include FedEx Ground, Federal Express Corporation (FedEx), and Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., where Mid-Career Delivery Drivers typically earn around $37K, $36K, or $31K, respectively.

Other low-paying employers include Advance Auto Parts, Inc. at $20K and Napa Auto Parts Company at $21K, though some Mid-Career Delivery Drivers there earn up to $52K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,466

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

Mid-Career Delivery Drivers will find that Houston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 21 percent. Mid-Career Delivery Drivers will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+19 percent), San Antonio (+14 percent), Tulsa (+8 percent), and Seattle (+7 percent). Las Vegas is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 17 percent. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Los Angeles (10 percent lower) and Jacksonville (9 percent lower).

Key Stats for Delivery Driver

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 175 votes.
5-9 years
71%
10-19 years
29%
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Skills That Affect Delivery Driver Salaries

HAZMAT
up arrow 24%

CDL
up arrow 23%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 6%

National Average
$33,000



Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 3%

Sales
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 175 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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