Van Driver Salary

The average Van Driver in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $10.72 per hour. Location is the main element affecting pay for this group — tenure and the individual firm are driving factors as well. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Van Drivers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and a majority lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by over a third and dental coverage is claimed by approximately one-fourth. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$18,626 - $63,701
$19K
$36K
$64K
MEDIAN: $35,711
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50%
90%

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$8.20 - $16.20
$8
$11
$16
MEDIAN: $10.72
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$18,626 - $63,701  
   
Bonus
$30.91 - $2,454  
Profit Sharing
$65.00  
Commission
$25.00  
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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$17,323 - $41,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 138
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.20 - $16.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.19 - $5.02  
Overtime
$11.88 - $25.79  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$30.91 - $2,454  
   
Commission
$25.00  
Profit Sharing
$65.00  
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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$17,323 - $41,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 640

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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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There are some Van Drivers — though it's uncommon — that transition into Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers, where earnings are an average $37K annually. Typical career progression for a Van Driver involves becoming a Light Or Delivery Services Truck Driver or a Bus Driver, roles that pay $8K more and $5K more on average.

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Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Renzenberger Incorporated offers the most; Van Drivers earn $22K on average there.

Pay by Experience Level for Van Driver

Pay by Experience for a Van Driver has a positive trend. An entry-level Van Driver with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 521 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Van Driver with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 182 salaries. An experienced Van Driver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 134 salaries. A Van Driver with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 65 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $24,682

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Van Drivers, working in the bustling city of Orlando has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Van Drivers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+22 percent), Los Angeles (+20 percent), Chicago (+10 percent), and Charlotte (+9 percent). With compensation 18 percent below the national average, Atlanta is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Houston and Cincinnati are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 16 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Van Driver

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Van Driver Salaries

▲33%

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
$25,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Van Driver Salaries

Driving
▲5%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲3%

▲2%


Driver
▲1%

CDL
▼0%

National Average
$25,000


Safety Compliance
▼2%

Safety
▼10%

van driver
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 60%