Van Driver Salary

Median pay for Van Drivers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $10.26 per hour. Pay generally varies between $7.99 per hour and $14.98. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is location, followed by experience level and the particular employer. For the most part, Van Drivers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. More than a third enjoy medical while about a fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one in five. Making up 76 percent of those who took the survey, male Van Drivers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$17,643 - $49,614
(Median)
$18K
$29K
$50K
MEDIAN: $29,373
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50%
90%

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$7.99 - $14.98
(Median)
$8
$10
$15
MEDIAN: $10
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$17,643 - $49,614  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $977  
Profit Sharing
$100.00  
Commission
$400.00  
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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$16,962 - $35,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.99 - $14.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.26 - $5.16  
Overtime
$6.08 - $22.71  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $977  
   
Commission
$400.00  
Profit Sharing
$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).
)
$16,962 - $35,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 735
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Job Description for Van Driver

A van driver operates a larger-sized vehicle that is normally not quite large enough to be considered a truck. Companies hire van drivers to execute deliveries and pickups; transportation companies hire van drivers to shuttle passengers, such as at airports or for hotels.

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Van Driver Tasks

  • Assist passengers in boarding and disembarking from the vehicle.
  • Complete weekly maintenance checks and report any incidents or accidents.
  • Transport riders to various locations in a safe, efficient manner.
  • Follow all traffic laws and regulatory procedures.

Common Career Paths for Van Driver


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It's not very common for Van Drivers to move on to become Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers. Average pay for a Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatcher is $37K annually. Van Drivers moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Light or Delivery Services Truck Drivers or Bus Drivers. The median paychecks in those roles are $9K higher and $6K higher, respectively.

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Survey results suggest that Van Drivers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Driver and CDL are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent and 11 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Driving, Transport, and Safety Compliance. Experience with Customer Service is often linked with knowledge of Driver/Core Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Van Driver

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


Van Drivers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Van Drivers in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $22K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $23K. Van Drivers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $26K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $31K.

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Experience Affects Van Driver Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$23,000


Skills That Affect Van Driver Salaries

Driver
up arrow 22%

CDL
up arrow 11%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

National Average
$23,000

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 2%

Safety
up arrow 4%

Transport
up arrow 8%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 8%

Driving
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 61%
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