Pizza Delivery Driver Salary (United States)

Pay for Pizza Delivery Drivers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $7.41 per hour. Pay starts at $5.85 per hour and can approach $8.74 on the higher side. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company. 6 percent people have medical and dental plans, and 1 percent have vision insurance. Male Pizza Delivery Drivers far outnumber their female counterparys in the field. Unfortunately, the majority of individuals in this role do not enjoy their work. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Pizza Delivery Driver Salary (?
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$11,400 - $24,000
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MEDIAN: $16,899
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Pizza Delivery Driver Salary (?
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$5.85 - $8.74
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National Salary Data

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$11,400 - $24,000  
   
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$0.00 - $177.39  
Total Pay (?
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$13,936 - $21,687  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$5.85 - $8.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.99 - $6.63  
Overtime
$0.30 - $12.38  
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$0.00 - $177.39  
   
Total Pay (?
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$13,936 - $21,687  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 276
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Job Description for Pizza Delivery Driver

Pizza Delivery Drivers are individuals who are highly motivated and able to work unsupervised for long periods of time. A Pizza Delivery Driver's daily activities include delivering pizzas and other ordered items to customers. Delivery drivers are responsible for taking and processing orders made over the phone and online via the restaurant's website. In periods of downtime, Delivery Drivers will be responsible for helping out in-store staff members.
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Pizza Delivery Driver Tasks
  • Assist customers with any food order questions in the store.
  • Take food orders over the phone and enter orders in the cash register.
  • Prepare different ingredients used to make the food.
  • Deliver food orders to customers' residences.
  • Clean all food preparation areas and dishes.

Common Career Paths for Pizza Delivery Driver

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While not commonly found, Pizza Delivery Drivers who move on to become Software Engineers bring in an additional $48K annually. Pizza Delivery Drivers can earn $28K or $18,594 more per year when they move into roles as Restaurant General Managers or Graphic Designers, a common transition for those in the field.

Pizza Delivery Driver Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Pizza Delivery Driver

Pizza Delivery Drivers in search of the best pay head to Papa John's Pizza, where the median salary rolls in at $18,296. Though pay is top-notch, compensation is curbed at $22K.
The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is Domino's Pizza, where the median salary is just $16,311. Pizzahut and Pizza Hut, Inc. are other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($16,600 and $16,802, respectively).

Pay by Experience Level for Pizza Delivery Driver

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Starting out, salaries fall in the $16,663 range but grow to $18,736 after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $18,134. Even after two decades, Pizza Delivery Drivers continue to experience substantial salary development and pay is estimated at $18,076. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up less than 10 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise about a third, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than five percent. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—more than half of those surveyed fit this bill.

Pizza Delivery Driver Reviews

What is it like working as a Pizza Delivery Driver at Papa John's Pizza?
Pizza Delivery Driver in Ohio:
"Great Place To Work."
Pros: Good tips, laid back atmosphere, good hours.
Cons: Tips are far and few between, rushed days can be hectic, not allowed to grow facial hair.

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Experience Affects Pizza Delivery Driver Salaries

Mid-Career
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Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$17,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 2 out of 5 based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
31%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 6% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 93%
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