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Pizza Delivery Driver Salary

Average Pizza Delivery Drivers in the United States make around $7.44 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $5.90 per hour, and the top verges on $8.89. The particular firm and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by fewer than one in twenty, and 1 percent earn vision coverage. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$11,129 - $24,080
(Median)
$11K
$18K
$24K
MEDIAN: $18,000
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$5.90 - $8.89
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $7.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$9K$18K$27K
Salary
$11,129 - $24,080  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $100.00  
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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$14,182 - $22,007  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$5$10$15
Hourly Rate
$5.90 - $8.89  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.93 - $6.53  
Overtime
$0.00 - $12.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$10K$20K$30K
Bonus
$0.00 - $100.00  
   
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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$14,182 - $22,007  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 240
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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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Though some Pizza Delivery Drivers move into positions like Software Engineer (where the average salary is $65K), this progression is not the norm. The most common next step for a Pizza Delivery Driver is to become a Restaurant General Manager or a Graphic Artist & Designer. The former position pays an additional $28K per year on average, and the latter position pays $19K more per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Pizza Delivery Driver


Although salaries only range from $15K to just $22K, Papa John's Pizza still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $18K.

Salaries are easily beat at Pizzahut, where median pay comes to just $16K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $15K and ending at $25K, range in salary is rather small.


Pay by Experience Level for Pizza Delivery Driver

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $17K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $18K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Pizza Delivery Drivers make a median salary of $18K. 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
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$17,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
33%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 4% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 95%