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Average Delivery Driver Hourly Pay

$14.77
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$998
Bonus
$4,817
Commission
$1,184
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Delivery Driver is $14.77.
10%
$8.74
MEDIAN
$14.77
90%
$22.41
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $22
Bonus
$101 - $4,934
Profit Sharing
$152 - $8,948
Commission
$253 - $19,863
Total Pay
$19,373 - $55,148
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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.

Job Satisfaction for Delivery Driver

3.6 out of 5
(1,859)
Highly Satisfied
181Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Delivery Driver are from the companies United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., Domino's Pizza and FedEx Ground. Reported salaries are highest at United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. where the average pay is $24.71. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Federal Express Corporation (FedEx) and FedEx Ground, earning around $20.14 and $14.74, respectively. Papa John's Pizza pays the lowest at around $7.58. Domino's Pizza and Advance Auto Parts, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $7.82 and $9.20, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Delivery Drivers?

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.

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 $12.32 based on 676 salaries. An early career Delivery Driver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.52 based on 4,688 salaries. A mid-career Delivery Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.47 based on 1,646 salaries. An experienced Delivery Driver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.34 based on 1,643 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Delivery Driver in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 26.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (12.7% more) and New York, New York (11.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 9,621 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.0%
Early Career
48.7%
Mid Career
17.1%
Experienced
17.1%
Late Career
10.1%