Delivery Driver Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$31,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$31,000
Median 50%
$44,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Helmerich & Payne
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.2 years
How much does a delivery driver make?
Delivery Drivers in America make an average salary of $31,384 per year or $15.09 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 23,000. The top 10 percent earn over $44,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $21,000 annually. Hospitality companies and Retail companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Alaska, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, and Delaware are some of the states with the best Delivery Driver salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Delivery Driver is 2.2 years.

Average Delivery Driver Salary By Location

Across America, Delivery Drivers make on average $31,384 annually or $15.09 hourly. Washington, DC reports the highest annual salary for Delivery Drivers at 37,413. The average entry-level salary in Washington, DC is $23,000. Alaska, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, and Delaware are the highest paying states. Ohio, Montana, South Carolina, Idaho, and Arkansas are the lowest earners.

Map of Delivery Driver Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Delivery Drivers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Delivery Driver Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Delivery Driver makes. Hospitality companies and Retail companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Delivery Drivers are Helmerich & Payne and A. Duie Pyle. In addition, companies like Midwest Motor Express and DHL Supply Chain report highly competitive salaries for Delivery Drivers.

Average Delivery Driver Pay By Industry

Wages for Delivery Drivers can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Transportation companies, Retail companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Delivery Drivers well. Transportation companies pay Delivery Drivers an average salary of $35,429, Retail companies pay $32,719, and Manufacturing companys come in at $31,867. The types of companies that pay Delivery Drivers the least are in the Hospitality industry, where the average annual salary is $29,733.
Industry
Average Salary
Transportation
Transportation
$35,429
$35k
Retail
Retail
$32,719
$33k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$31,867
$32k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$29,733
$30k

Delivery Driver Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Delivery Driver Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Delivery Driver can range from $19,639 to $32,852 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Delivery Driver Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Doordash
Delivery Driver (Part or With Doordash-Make
04/30/2020
$41,740
Grocery Shopper and Delivery Driver
04/30/2020
$45,914
Doordash
Doordash Delivery Driver-No Experience Needed
04/30/2020
$48,001
Doordash
Doordash Delivery Driver-No Experience Needed
04/30/2020
$37,566
Grocery Shopper and Delivery Driver
04/30/2020
$45,914
Doordash
Doordash Delivery Driver-No Experience Needed
04/30/2020
$37,566
Doordash
Delivery Driver (Part or With Doordash-Make
04/30/2020
$37,566
Doordash
Doordash Delivery Driver-No Experience Needed
04/30/2020
$29,218
Doordash
Delivery Driver (Part or With Doordash-Make
04/30/2020
$37,566
Doordash
Delivery Driver (Part or With Doordash-Make
04/30/2020
$37,566
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