Entry-Level Delivery Driver Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Delivery Driver is $12.12 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are HAZMAT, CDL, CDL Class A, and forklift.

$21,889 - $57,495
$22K
$35K
$57K
MEDIAN: $35,118
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$8.05 - $18.35
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$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$21,889 - $57,495  
   
Bonus
$102.29 - $3,876  
Profit Sharing
$39.45 - $4,122  
Commission
$6.14 - $14,795  
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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$18,376 - $45,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 627
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.05 - $18.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.48 - $8.29  
Overtime
$13.53 - $28.19  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$102.29 - $3,876  
   
Commission
$6.14 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$39.45 - $4,122  
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).
)
$18,376 - $45,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,989
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

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National Average: $28,319

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Delivery Driver Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Delivery Driver in Baldwin Park:
`"$There are time windows that I have to meet."`
Don't stress out about on the job training because it gets easier as time goes by.

Delivery Driver in Honolulu:
`"$Practice Defensive Driving."`
Learn your delivery routes and customers well, and practice good defensive driving to avoid accidents. You can also upgrade to CDL to increase your income and benefits.

Key Stats for Delivery Driver

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 445 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Delivery Driver Salaries

HAZMAT
▲44%

CDL
▲35%

forklift
▲14%

CDL Class A
▲14%



Jobsite Delivery
▼0%

Driver/Core Development
▼0%

National Average
$28,000


Driver
▼1%

delivery driver
▼4%

Driving
▼6%

Food Preparation
▼6%

▼14%

Customer Service Metrics
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 445 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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