$39,999
Avg. Salary
$13.80
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,007

Bonus

$1,235

Profit Sharing

$4,902

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Delivery Driver is $13.80 per hour.

The average pay for a Delivery Driver is $39,999 per year.

$8.61
10%
$13.80
50%
$20.73
90%
MEDIAN $13.80
$24k
10%
$40k
50%
$70k
90%
MEDIAN $39,999
$24,004 - $70,071
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MEDIAN: $39,999
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$0$70K
Salary $24,004 - $70,071
Bonus $100 - $4,113
Profit Sharing $99.33 - $8,953
Commission $241 - $20,226
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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$19,421 - $54,082
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,903
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $8.61 - $20.73
Hourly Tips $0.50 - $9.81
Overtime $14.58 - $33.97
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $100 - $4,113
Commission $241 - $20,226
Profit Sharing $99.33 - $8,953
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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$19,421 - $54,082
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8,745

Job Description for Delivery Driver

The primary role of a delivery driver is transportation. Delivery drivers typically operate a vehicle of some sort to deliver goods and other items to customers, clients, or other businesses. They are usually tasked with loading products into their vehicle as well. Delivery drivers generally spend a limited amount of time at the actual job site and more time commuting between their headquarters and delivery locations. Most of the work day is spent in a vehicle, with some loading time inside or outside depending on the company. The work is largely mental, with some physical elements interspersed.

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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.

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Popular Skills for Delivery Driver

Pay by Experience Level for Delivery Driver

Pay by Experience for a Delivery Driver has a positive trend. An entry-level Delivery Driver with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 3,616 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Delivery Driver with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 1,373 salaries. An experienced Delivery Driver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 1,247 salaries. A Delivery Driver with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 496 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,794

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

Delivery Driver Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Delivery Driver?

Delivery Driver in Philadelphia:
Pros: Weekly pay.
Cons: No benefits at all. Over worked and under paid.

Delivery Driver in Nampa:
"How much labor intensive it is."
Get the most money you can, be physically prepared.

Delivery Driver in Lyons:
"It's a joke, and regardless of knowledge your replaceable."
Pros: Nothing.
Cons: The unlawful, contradicting way the managers conduct business, and the fact that they have my personal information makes me feel like I'm going to be a victim of fraud once again.

Delivery Driver in Olathe:
"Parts driver and parts counter men."
Pros: The peoples work with the company.
Cons: I don't like the pay or the boss.

Delivery Driver in Lakewood:
"Spend A Lot Of Time On My Own. Have To Be Self Propelled."
Pros: Its independent and I love taking care of the customers. You meet alot of nice people.
Cons: Sometimes traffic is terrible, some deliveries are a long drive.

Delivery Driver in New Holland:
"Hard Physical Labor."
Pros: I work independently. I'm on the road most of the work day.
Cons: I have to lift and maneuver heavy furniture a hundred pounds or more up and down flights of stairs, in/out of homes and around in the store.

Delivery Driver in Honolulu:
"Practice Defensive Driving."
Learn your delivery routes and customers well, and practice good defensive driving to avoid accidents. You can also upgrade to CDL to increase your income and benefits.

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Key Stats for Delivery Driver

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1685 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Delivery Driver Salaries

▲33%

▲20%

▲6%

National Average
$32,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Delivery Driver Salaries

hazmat
▲34%

CDL
▲27%

▲10%


Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼0%

National Average
$32,000


Less than Truckload (LTL) Freight
▼1%




Customer Service Metrics
▼3%

▼11%

▼11%

delivery driver
▼13%

▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1685 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 45%