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Route Driver Salary

The average pay for a Route Driver is $14.56 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are CDL and Jobsite Delivery. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$24,908 - $56,639
(Median)
$25K
$37K
$57K
MEDIAN: $37,195
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$10.01 - $20.16
(Median)
$10
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,908 - $56,639  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,284  
Profit Sharing
$121.64 - $5,918  
Commission
$1,934 - $35,479  
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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$22,747 - $52,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 324
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.01 - $20.16  
   
Overtime
$14.31 - $31.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,284  
   
Commission
$1,934 - $35,479  
Profit Sharing
$121.64 - $5,918  
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).
)
$22,747 - $52,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 665

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Job Description for Route Driver

Route drivers complete tasks along a specific route designated by their organization. Examples of routes performed in this position include waste collection, shuttle drivers, sales, and customer service. The duties of a route driver may vary from company to company, and these professionals may use a company or personal vehicle depending on their organization.

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Route Driver Tasks

  • Keep accurate, up-to-date records on trip sheets.
  • Maintain professional relationships with existing and potential customers.
  • Responsible for assigned pick-up and delivery routes.
  • Comply with all applicable safety procedures related to driving and vehicle maintenance.

Common Career Paths for Route Driver


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Pay by Experience Level for Route Driver

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

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Experience Affects Route Driver Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Route Driver Salaries

CDL
up arrow 34%

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 11%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$35,000

Safety Compliance
up arrow 2%

Driving
up arrow 4%

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 30%