The average wage for a Delivery Driver in Houston, Texas is $12.38 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Driver/Core Development, Safety Compliance, and Customer Relations. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$30,536 - $79,660
(Median)
$31K
$49K
$80K
MEDIAN: $48,979
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50%
90%

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$8.55 - $20.65
(Median)
$8
$12
$21
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$30,536 - $79,660  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
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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$18,685 - $60,173  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.55 - $20.65  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $30.70  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$18,685 - $60,173  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Pay by Experience Level for Delivery Driver

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Delivery Driver Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 34%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Delivery Driver Salaries

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 85%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 56%

Customer Relations
up arrow 23%

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 3%

National Average
$31,000

Customer Service
up arrow 18%

Sales
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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