Pay for Drivers & Sales Workers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $11.00 per hour. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Some workers in this field — nearly two in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by close to one-half. The vast majority (86 percent) of Drivers & Sales Workers who answered the questionnaire are male. Most Drivers & Sales Workers report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$23,387 - $58,689
(Median)
$23K
$38K
$59K
MEDIAN: $38,463
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$8.62 - $24.16
(Median)
$8
$11
$24
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,387 - $58,689  
   
Bonus
$51.06 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$252.50  
Commission
$9,999  
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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$18,601 - $59,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.62 - $24.16  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.42  
Overtime
$7.86 - $38.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$51.06 - $9,787  
   
Commission
$9,999  
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).
)
$18,601 - $59,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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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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For Drivers & Sales Workers, progressing to an Operations Supervisor role may result in a significant raise. On average, an Operations Supervisor can earn $49K annually. Becoming a Light Or Delivery Services Truck Driver or a Tractor-Trailer Driver is often the next step for a Driver & Sales Worker.

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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 $28K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $40K. Drivers & Sales Workers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $34K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $45K.

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Experience Affects Driver/Sales Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Driver/Sales Worker Salaries

CDL
up arrow 48%

National Average
$32,000

Customer Service
up arrow 39%

Sales
up arrow 39%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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