The average hourly pay for a Driver Helper is $11.94.
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$99 - $1,490
$20,286 - $35,369
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Job Description for Driver Helper
Driver helpers are tasked with helping to load and unload equipment onto vehicles. In some jobs, they may accompany the driver to various job sites to assist with lifting, pulling out from driveways and parking lots, and watching traffic at intersections. They may also assist with navigation and reaching destinations and should be able stand and walk for long periods of time, bend and stoop, and lift heavy items. Driver helpers may need to pass a physical test prior to being hired, and inventor…Read more
Driver Helper Tasks
- Assist driver in loading and unloading vehicle.
- Report problems, route changes, or other issues over telephone or radio.
- Assist with delivering or picking up items for transport.
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Popular Skills for Driver Helper
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Skills in Jobsite Delivery, Customer Service, Driver/Core Development, Problem Solving and Labor Relations are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Driver Helper
An entry-level Driver Helper with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.45 based on 61 salaries. An early career Driver Helper with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.12 based on 144 salaries. A mid-career Driver Helper with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.27 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Driver Helper with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.00 based on 16 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Driver Helper in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (14.3% more) and New York, New York (11.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Plymouth, Massachusetts (14.8% less) and Houston, Texas (10.6% less).
Years of Experience
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