Average Delivery Driver Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Delivery Driver is $14.03.
MEDIAN $14.03
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $21
$100 - $4,186
Profit Sharing
$178 - $9,696
$20 - $20,109
Total Pay
$19,422 - $54,061

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Job Description for Delivery Driver

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.
The top respondents for the job title Delivery Driver are from the companies United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., Advance Auto Parts, Inc. and Domino's Pizza. Reported salaries are highest at United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. where the average pay is $24.98. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. and FedEx Ground, earning around $14.55 and $14.12, respectively. Domino's Pizza pays the lowest at around $7.49. Papa John's Pizza and Advance Auto Parts, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $7.51 and $8.91, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Delivery Driver

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

Pay by Experience Level for Delivery Driver

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 $11.82 based on 2,793 salaries. An early career Delivery Driver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.78 based on 5,493 salaries. A mid-career Delivery Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.87 based on 2,299 salaries. An experienced Delivery Driver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.54 based on 2,096 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Delivery Driver in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 25.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (11.0% more) and Dallas, Texas (8.9% more).

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