Driver/Sales Worker Salary

Earnings for Drivers & Sales Workers in the United States come in at around $10.66 per hour on average. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Just over two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, around half report medical coverage and more than two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. For the most part, Drivers & Sales Workers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Drivers & Sales Workers (85 percent) who took the survey are men. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$19,725 - $58,191
$20K
$39K
$58K
MEDIAN: $39,238
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50%
90%

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$8.32 - $22.38
$8
$11
$22
MEDIAN: $10.66
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$19,725 - $58,191  
   
Bonus
$51.52 - $9,696  
Commission
$10,000  
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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$18,198 - $58,362  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.32 - $22.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.42  
Overtime
$7.91 - $37.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$51.52 - $9,696  
   
Commission
$10,000  
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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$18,198 - $58,362  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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Job Description for Driver/Sales Worker

  • Drive truck or other vehicle over established routes or within an established territory and sell goods, or pick up and deliver items.
  • Record sales or delivery information on daily sales or delivery record.
  • Inform regular customers of new products or services and price changes.
  • Collect payment from customers and record transactions on customer receipts.

Common Career Paths for Driver/Sales Worker


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Drivers & Sales Workers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as an Operations Supervisor. The average Operations Supervisor brings home $49K per year. When Drivers & Sales Workers are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Light or Delivery Services Truck Drivers or Tractor-Trailer Drivers. Those roles pay an additional $3K and $13K, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Driver/Sales Worker

Pay by Experience for a Driver/Sales Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Driver/Sales Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 80 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Driver/Sales Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Driver/Sales Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 19 salaries. A Driver/Sales Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Driver/Sales Worker

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Driver/Sales Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲76%

Experienced
▲57%

Mid-Career
▲40%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Driver/Sales Worker Salaries

CDL
▲73%

National Average
$30,000

Customer Service
▼35%

Sales
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 45%