Pizza Delivery Driver Salary

Pizza Delivery Drivers in the United States take home an average $7.85 per hour. While the company and years of experience impact pay for this group, residence is the most influential factor. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Men make up the vast majority of Pizza Delivery Drivers (82 percent) who took the survey. Close to an eighth report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and fewer than one in ten collect vision insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$11,711 - $36,000
$12K
$19K
$36K
MEDIAN: $19,434
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$6.07 - $10.24
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MEDIAN: $7.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$11,711 - $36,000  
   
Bonus
$15.00  
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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$14,553 - $26,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$6.07 - $10.24  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63 - $7.63  
Overtime
$4.93 - $17.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$15.00  
   
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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$14,553 - $26,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 251

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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

  • Deliver food orders to customers' residences.
  • Clean all food preparation areas and dishes.
  • Prepare different ingredients used to make the food.
  • Assist customers with any food order questions in the store.
  • Take food orders over the phone and enter orders in the cash register.

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. Career advancement for the typical Pizza Delivery Driver often leads to becoming a Restaurant General Manager or a Graphic Artist & Designer; median salaries in these positions are $27K higher and $16K higher, respectively.

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Salary cannot be beat at Domino's Pizza, where median pay comes to $20K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $15K, and the higher end is not far away at $24K.

Pay by Experience Level for Pizza Delivery Driver

Pay by Experience for a Pizza Delivery Driver has a positive trend. An entry-level Pizza Delivery Driver with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 244 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pizza Delivery Driver with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Pizza Delivery Driver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 20 salaries. A Pizza Delivery Driver with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pizza Delivery Driver Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pizza Delivery Driver?

Pizza Delivery Driver in Tyler:
"Being a delivery driver for papa johns."
Pros: Tips ,I enjoy leaving with some cash and a pizza.Its a great environment to work in, everyone is happy and helpful if you don't understand how to do things.
Cons: The wear and tear on your vehicle ,and little pay.

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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Key Stats for Pizza Delivery Driver

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Pizza Delivery Driver Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$19,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Experienced
▼1%

Skills That Affect Pizza Delivery Driver Salaries

Driving
▲7%


Food Preparation
▼0%

National Average
$19,000

Driver/Core Development
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 83%