Pizza Delivery Driver Salary

Average Pizza Delivery Drivers in the United States make around $7.92 per hour. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geographic location, followed by the specific employer and experience level. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Pizza Delivery Drivers who responded to the questionnaire — 80 percent to be exact. Approximately one in seven report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and less than one-tenth collect vision insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$12,164 - $41,217
$12K
$20K
$41K
MEDIAN: $20,400
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50%
90%

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$6.19 - $10.76
$6
$8
$11
MEDIAN: $8.01
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$0$41K
Salary $12,164 - $41,217
Bonus $75.00
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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$14,925 - $29,514
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$15
Hourly Rate $6.19 - $10.76
Hourly Tips $0.68 - $8.19
Overtime $8.29 - $15.59
Annual Data $0$29K
Bonus $75.00
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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$14,925 - $29,514
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 262

Job Description for Pizza Delivery Driver

Pizza Delivery Drivers are individuals who are highly motivated and able to work unsupervised for long periods of time. A Pizza Delivery Driver's daily activities include delivering pizzas and other ordered items to customers. Delivery drivers are responsible for taking and processing orders made over the phone and online via the restaurant's website. In periods of downtime, Delivery Drivers will be responsible for helping out in-store staff members.

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Pizza Delivery Driver Tasks

  • Deliver food orders to customers' residences.
  • Clean all food preparation areas and dishes.
  • Prepare different ingredients used to make the food.
  • Assist customers with any food order questions in the store.
  • Take food orders over the phone and enter orders in the cash register.

Common Career Paths for Pizza Delivery Driver


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Though it's uncommon, some Pizza Delivery Drivers move into roles as Software Engineers, where pay is an average $66K per year. Pizza Delivery Drivers typically move into roles as Restaurant General Managers or Graphic Artists & Designers, and those positions pay $26K more and $16K more, respectively.

Pizza Delivery Driver Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Pizza Delivery Driver


With a median salary of $20K, Domino's Pizza offers Pizza Delivery Drivers the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $15K and are capped at $24K.

Pay by Experience Level for Pizza Delivery Driver

Pay by Experience for a Pizza Delivery Driver has a positive trend. An entry-level Pizza Delivery Driver with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 244 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pizza 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 $19,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Pizza Delivery Driver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 20 salaries. A Pizza 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 $21,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pizza Delivery Driver Reviews

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

Pizza Delivery Driver in Tyler:
"Being a delivery driver for papa johns."
Pros: Tips ,I enjoy leaving with some cash and a pizza.Its a great environment to work in, everyone is happy and helpful if you don't understand how to do things.
Cons: The wear and tear on your vehicle ,and little pay.

Pizza Delivery Driver in Jacksonville:
Pros: Flexibility.
Cons: The Lack of promotion or incentive.

Pizza Delivery Driver in Salt Lake City:
"This took way too long."
Pros: I like pizza.
Cons: Cutting the cheese.

Pizza Delivery Driver in Ohio:
"Great Place To Work."
Pros: Good tips, laid back atmosphere, good hours.
Cons: Tips are far and few between, rushed days can be hectic, not allowed to grow facial hair.

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Key Stats for Pizza Delivery Driver

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Pizza Delivery Driver Salaries

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$21,000

▼7%

Experienced
▼7%

Mid-Career
▼8%

Skills That Affect Pizza Delivery Driver Salaries

Driving
▼0%

National Average
$21,000


Food Preparation
▼7%

Driver/Core Development
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 82%