The average Driver & Sales Worker in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $10.78 per hour. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Drivers & Sales Workers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 85 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Drivers & Sales Workers. Although more than two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, about one-half do enjoy medical insurance, and just over two-fifths get dental coverage, too. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$19,546 - $58,568
$20K
$38K
$59K
MEDIAN: $38,035
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50%
90%

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$8.61 - $23.56
$8
$11
$24
MEDIAN: $10.78
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$19,546 - $58,568  
   
Bonus
$51.52 - $9,696  
Profit Sharing
$252.50  
Commission
$10,244  
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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$18,531 - $59,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.61 - $23.56  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.42  
Overtime
$7.99 - $38.13  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$51.52 - $9,696  
   
Commission
$10,244  
Profit Sharing
$252.50  
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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$18,531 - $59,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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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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As Drivers & Sales Workers transition into upper-level roles such as Operations Supervisor, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Operations Supervisors earn $49K on average 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

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $26K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $41K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $34K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $53K on average.

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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 12 votes.
049
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Driver/Sales Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 78%

Mid-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Driver/Sales Worker Salaries

CDL
up arrow 59%

National Average
$30,000

Customer Service
up arrow 34%

Sales
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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