Driver/Sales Worker Salary

For Drivers & Sales Workers, hourly average wages total $12.03 per hour. Male Drivers & Sales Workers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While some workers in this profession — just over a fifth — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$24,478 - $58,175
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$58K
MEDIAN: $38,607
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$8.63 - $24.70
(Median)
$8
$12
$25
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary 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
Salary
$24,478 - $58,175  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
Profit Sharing
$625  
Commission
$8,370  
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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$18,889 - $52,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.63 - $24.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.40  
Overtime
$8.05 - $37.81  
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
$0.00 - $6,000  
   
Commission
$8,370  
Profit Sharing
$625  
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).
)
$18,889 - $52,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Job Description for Driver/Sales Worker

  • Inform regular customers of new products or services and price changes.
  • Collect payment from customers and record transactions on customer receipts.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Driver/Sales Worker


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Drivers & Sales Workers may progress into high-paying roles like Operations Supervisor, where median compensation is $49K annually. A common career progression for a Driver & Sales Worker is to become a Light Or Delivery Services Truck Driver or a Tractor-Trailer Driver. Compared to Drivers & Sales Workers, the first group earns $2K more on average, and the second group earns $11K more.

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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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Drivers & Sales Workers. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $26K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $36K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $41K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $45K.

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Experience Affects Driver/Sales Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 34%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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