Driver/Sales Worker Salary

Drivers & Sales Workers in the United States can expect wages of $12.03 per hour on average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Drivers & Sales Workers. 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 information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$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 (?
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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 (?
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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 who go on to become Operations Supervisors may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Operations Supervisors is $49K annually. Drivers & Sales Workers moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Light or Delivery Services Truck Drivers or Tractor-Trailer Drivers. The median paychecks in those roles are $2K higher and $11K higher, 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.


Drivers & Sales Workers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $26K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $36K. Drivers & Sales Workers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $41K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $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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