Mid-Career Delivery Driver Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Delivery Drivers lies in the neighborhood of $14.63 per hour. The range in cash compensation to Mid-Career Delivery Drivers (largely between $21K and $56K) includes potential earnings of $5K from bonuses, $22K from profit sharing, and commissions of $21K in exceptional cases. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Health benefits are not claimed by all — more than a third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and around half have dental, too. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$24,936 - $68,816
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$41K
$69K
MEDIAN: $40,695
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$9.70 - $21.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$24,936 - $68,816  
   
Bonus
$196.53 - $4,913  
Profit Sharing
$270.00 - $22,250  
Commission
$1.25 - $20,952  
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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$20,884 - $55,745  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 270
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $21.22  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.89 - $10.14  
Overtime
$15.14 - $34.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$196.53 - $4,913  
   
Commission
$1.25 - $20,952  
Profit Sharing
$270.00 - $22,250  
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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$20,884 - $55,745  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,103

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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Mid-Career Delivery Drivers include Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., FedEx Ground, Napa Auto Parts Company, and Advance Auto Parts, Inc. United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. pays the most with a median salary of $52K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $33K to a high of $85K. Also paying near the top of the field are FedEx Ground at $38K, Federal Express Corporation (FedEx) at $35K, and Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., where Mid-Career Delivery Drivers annually earn $31K.

The lowest salaries can be found at Advance Auto Parts, Inc. — median pay is $19K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $17K and only reaching $21K. Other low-paying employers include AutoZone, Inc. at $19K and Napa Auto Parts Company at $21K, though some Mid-Career Delivery Drivers there earn up to $52K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,766

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

For Mid-Career Delivery Drivers, busy Houston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Delivery Drivers will also find cushy salaries in San Antonio (+13 percent), Seattle (+8 percent), Tulsa (+7 percent), and New York (+5 percent). In Las Vegas, salaries are 19 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Oklahoma City (12 percent lower) and Cleveland (11 percent lower).

Key Stats for Delivery Driver

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 162 votes.
5-9 years
71%
10-19 years
29%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Delivery Driver Salaries

HAZMAT
▲23%

CDL
▲17%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲11%

Safety Compliance
▲5%

National Average
$34,000



Customer Relations
▼2%


Sales
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 162 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 37%