The average rate for an Entry-Level Delivery Driver is $12.02 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are HAZMAT, CDL, CDL Class A, and forklift.

$22,282 - $54,572
(Median)
$22K
$35K
$55K
MEDIAN: $34,883
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$8.05 - $18.25
(Median)
$8
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$22,282 - $54,572  
   
Bonus
$101.61 - $3,668  
Profit Sharing
$20.43 - $4,027  
Commission
$103.00 - $16,000  
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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$18,328 - $44,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 605
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.05 - $18.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.48 - $8.07  
Overtime
$12.80 - $28.03  
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
$101.61 - $3,668  
   
Commission
$103.00 - $16,000  
Profit Sharing
$20.43 - $4,027  
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).
)
$18,328 - $44,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,004
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $28,019

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Delivery Driver Advice

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.

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Skills That Affect Delivery Driver Salaries

HAZMAT
up arrow 51%

CDL
up arrow 33%

CDL Class A
up arrow 15%

forklift
up arrow 13%

delivery driver
up arrow 6%


Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Driver
0%

Less than Truckload (LTL) Freight
0%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 1%

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 1%

Driving
up arrow 2%

Food Preparation
up arrow 5%

up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 422 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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