Average Delivery Driver Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£8.59
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
£650
Bonus
£2,000
Commission
£400
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Delivery Driver in United Kingdom is £8.59.
10%
£7.27
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£8.59
90%
£11.43
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Hourly Rate
£7 - £11
Bonus
£101 - £3,760
Profit Sharing
£225 - £700
Commission
£0 - £2,000
Total Pay
£15,296 - £27,392
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What Do Delivery Drivers Do?

Delivery Driver Tasks
  • Check invoices to stock delivery van in order of best route to a series of deliveries.
  • Maintain a clean and safe vehicle.
  • Document route, deliveries, payments, maintenance and other information.
  • Safely and accurately deliver goods, receiving payments and answering questions If required.

Popular Employer Salaries for Delivery Driver

The top respondents for the job title Delivery Driver are from the companies Tesco PLC, Hermes and Argos Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Ocado where the average pay is £9.24. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Waitrose and Hermes, earning around £9.23 and £9.17, respectively. Argos Ltd pays the lowest at around £7.77. Tesco PLC and Sainsburys plc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £8.58 and £8.66, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Delivery Drivers?

Skills in Jobsite Delivery, Customer Relations and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Driver/Core Development and Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Delivery Drivers?

An entry-level Delivery Driver with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £8.21 based on 121 salaries. An early career Delivery Driver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.44 based on 515 salaries. A mid-career Delivery Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.73 based on 211 salaries. An experienced Delivery Driver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.92 based on 180 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £9.
Employees with Delivery Driver in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 5.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (13.9% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (5.0% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,152 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.5%
Early Career
44.7%
Mid Career
18.3%
Experienced
15.6%
Late Career
10.9%