Driver Helper Salary
The average pay for a Driver Helper is $11.86 per hour. A skill in Driver/Core Development is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
|Salary||$16,754 - $72,129|
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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).)
|$19,265 - $38,939|
|Hourly Rate||$9.28 - $15.53|
|Overtime||$8.79 - $29.80|
|Total Pay (||$19,265 - $38,939|
Job Description for Driver Helper
Driver helpers are tasked with helping to load and unload equipment onto vehicles. In some jobs, they may accompany the driver to various job sites to assist with lifting, pulling out from driveways and parking lots, and watching traffic at intersections. They may also assist with navigation and reaching destinations and should be able stand and walk for long periods of time, bend and stoop, and lift heavy items.Read More...
Driver helpers may need to pass a physical test prior to being hired, and inventory duties may be necessary to account for all items in a given shipment. Some work may be done independently, so it's important to be able to adhere to deadlines, and good punctuality and attendance are necessary due to the time-sensitive nature of this work.
Driver helpers often interact directly with customers, so communication and customer service skills are highly beneficial in this position, and a current driver's license may also be required. Some schedules may require driver helpers to work nights, weekends, or holidays and be exposed to uncomfortable weather conditions, such as rain and heat. There are both part-time and full-time jobs available, and a high school diploma or equivalent is often a minimum requirement for this position.
Driver Helper Tasks
- Assist driver in loading and unloading vehicle.
- Report problems, route changes, or other issues over telephone or radio.
- Assist with delivering or picking up items for transport.
Pay by Experience Level for Driver Helper
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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