Pay for Pizza Delivery Drivers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $7.79 per hour. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most Pizza Delivery Drivers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Pizza Delivery Drivers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 82 percent. Approximately one in eight receive medical and dental insurance and less than one in ten get vision insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$11,769 - $30,100
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$12K
$18K
$30K
MEDIAN: $18,384
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$6.05 - $10.10
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$6
$7
$10
MEDIAN: $7.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$11K$22K$33K
Salary
$11,769 - $30,100  
   
Bonus
$22.50  
Total Pay (?
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$14,320 - $25,184  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$6.05 - $10.10  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.61 - $7.47  
Overtime
$4.90 - $17.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$22.50  
   
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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$14,320 - $25,184  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 257
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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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Pizza Delivery Drivers who advance into the role of a Software Engineer are fairly uncommon. Software Engineers on average earn $66K per year. Restaurant General Managers or Graphic Artists & Designers are common next-step roles for Pizza Delivery Drivers moving up in their careers; annual pay for Restaurant General Managers is $27K higher on average, and it's $17K higher for Graphic Artists & Designers.

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Although the highest salaries can be found at Domino's Pizza where median pay is $20K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $15K and $24K.

Pay by Experience Level for Pizza Delivery Driver

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $19K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $19K on average. Pizza Delivery Drivers see a median salary of $19K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

Pizza Delivery Driver Reviews

What is it like working as a Pizza Delivery Driver at Papa John's Pizza?

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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Experience Affects Pizza Delivery Driver Salaries

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Mid-Career
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National Average
$19,000

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Skills That Affect Pizza Delivery Driver Salaries

Food Preparation
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Customer Service
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National Average
$19,000

Driver/Core Development
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Driving
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 83%
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