Pizza Delivery Driver Salary

The average Pizza Delivery Driver in the United States earns approximately $7.57 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $5.98 per hour and $9.44. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Pizza Delivery Drivers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Fewer than one in ten get medical and dental insurance, and less than five percent get vision plans, too. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$10,840 - $24,134
(Median)
$11K
$17K
$24K
MEDIAN: $16,550
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$5.98 - $9.44
(Median)
$6
$7
$9
MEDIAN: $7.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$9K$18K$27K
Salary
$10,840 - $24,134  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $54.81  
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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$14,278 - $23,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$5$10$15
Hourly Rate
$5.98 - $9.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.68 - $6.67  
Overtime
$0.00 - $12.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$10K$20K$30K
Bonus
$0.00 - $54.81  
   
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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$14,278 - $23,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 263
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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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It's not very common for Pizza Delivery Drivers to move on to become Software Engineers. Average pay for a Software Engineer is $66K annually. Pizza Delivery Drivers moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Restaurant General Managers or Graphic Artists & Designers. The median paychecks in those roles are $28K higher and $18K higher, respectively.

Pizza Delivery Driver Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Pizza Delivery Driver


Domino's Pizza offers the largest salaries in town ($19K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $13K to $23K.

Offering only $16K on average, Pizzahut seems to pay the least. Moreover, the pay scale seems pretty narrow there; employees make $13K on the lower end and $23K on the higher end.


Typical Pizza Delivery Drivers report a focused set of job skills. Food Preparation and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Pizza Delivery Driver

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $18K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $19K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Pizza Delivery Drivers bring in $19K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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
$18,000


Skills That Affect Pizza Delivery Driver Salaries

Food Preparation
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Customer Service
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National Average
$18,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
29%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 91%
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