Route Driver Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Route Driver is $14.37 per hour. A skill in Jobsite Delivery is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Route Driver Total Pay (?
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$25,448 - $56,304
(Median)
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56K
MEDIAN: $37,182
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Route Driver Total Pay (?
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$9.98 - $19.86
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,448 - $56,304  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,970  
Profit Sharing
$120.80 - $5,960  
Commission
$4,300 - $12,500  
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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$22,631 - $52,611  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 628
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $19.86  
   
Overtime
$13.83 - $29.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,970  
   
Commission
$4,300 - $12,500  
Profit Sharing
$120.80 - $5,960  
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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$22,631 - $52,611  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 628
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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.

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Pay Difference By Location
St. Louis
up arrow 32%
Atlanta
up arrow 24%
Indianapolis
up arrow 20%
Houston
up arrow 5%
Oklahoma City
up arrow 3%
San Antonio
up arrow 2%
Chicago
0%
National Average
$35,000
Portland
up arrow 1%
Los Angeles
up arrow 8%
Dallas
up arrow 11%
Tulsa
up arrow 12%
New York
up arrow 14%
Las Vegas
up arrow 26%
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Experience Affects Route Driver Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$35,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Route Driver Salaries

Jobsite Delivery
up arrow 11%
Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%
Customer Service
0%
National Average
$35,000
Driving
up arrow 4%
Driver/Core Development
up arrow 12%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 30%
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