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How Much Does a Delivery Person Earn In The United States?

Delivery Person Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$36,000
$29,000
$36,000
$44,000
The average delivery person makes about $36,120 per year. That's $17.37 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $29,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $44,000. Many of delivery people seem to be drawn to retail and hospitality companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case delivery people tend to work at manufacturing, transportation, and media companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Hawaii, Massachusetts and New York pay delivery people the highest salaries.
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Where Delivery People Earn The Most

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

Average Salary

How Much Do Delivery People Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Hawaii, Massachusetts and New York, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for delivery people. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Ohio, Arkansas, and Iowa.
Location
1. San Bruno, CA
$43,207
Avg. Salary
$23k
$56k
2. Dallas, TX
$32,235
Avg. Salary
$23k
$56k
3. Waterloo, IA
$30,409
Avg. Salary
$23k
$56k

High Paying Delivery Person Jobs

Which Companies Pay Delivery People The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Sullivan and Amazon.com as they offer the highest salaries for delivery people.
Company
Avg. Salary
$25k
$38k
Avg. Salary
$25k
$38k
Avg. Salary
$25k
$38k
Avg. Salary
$25k
$38k

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Delivery Person Salary History

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    How Much Do Delivery People Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a delivery person can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for delivery people tend to be found in manufacturing, transportation, and media companies. In fact, delivery people can make a yearly salary of $39,662 while working for manufacturing companies.
    1. Manufacturing
    $39,662
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $54k
    2. Transportation
    $34,837
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $54k
    3. Media
    $34,579
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $54k
    4. Retail
    $33,361
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $54k
    5. Finance
    $32,742
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $54k
    6. Hospitality
    $28,459
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $54k

    How Experience Affects Delivery Person Salaries

    The salary for a delivery person can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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 Person Salaries

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    Delivery Person
    Delivery Person
    Lakeville, MN
    Lakeville, MN
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $35,479
    $35,479
    01/29/2021
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    Hand & Stone
    Food Prep Deli, Bakery, Catering, Expediter and Delivery Persons
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    Food Prep Deli, Bakery, Catering, Expediter and Delivery Persons
    Malvern, PA
    Malvern, PA
    01/19/2021
    01/19/2021
    $25,044
    $25,044
    01/19/2021
    Conlins Furniture Inc.
    Conlins Furniture Inc.
    Warehouse/Delivery Person
    Warehouse/Delivery Person
    Warehouse/Delivery Person
    Miles City, MT
    Miles City, MT
    12/22/2020
    12/22/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    12/22/2020
    Delivery Person
    Delivery Person
    Waterloo, IA
    Waterloo, IA
    11/11/2020
    11/11/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    11/11/2020
    Conlins Furniture Inc.
    Conlins Furniture Inc.
    Warehouse/Delivery Person
    Warehouse/Delivery Person
    Warehouse/Delivery Person
    Miles City, MT
    Miles City, MT
    10/07/2020
    10/07/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    10/07/2020
    Delivery Person
    Delivery Person
    Miles City, MT
    Miles City, MT
    09/25/2020
    09/25/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    09/25/2020
    Meyer & Depew Company
    Meyer & Depew Company
    Driver/Delivery Person
    Driver/Delivery Person
    Driver/Delivery Person
    Kenilworth, NJ
    Kenilworth, NJ
    06/14/2020
    06/14/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    06/14/2020
    Delivery Person
    Delivery Person
    Waterloo, IA
    Waterloo, IA
    01/15/2020
    01/15/2020
    $20,766
    $20,766
    01/15/2020
    Delivery Person
    Delivery Person
    Miles City, MT
    Miles City, MT
    11/22/2019
    11/22/2019
    $22,957
    $22,957
    11/22/2019
    San Bruno Park Elementary
    San Bruno Park Elementary
    Delivery Person
    Delivery Person
    Delivery Person
    San Bruno, CA
    San Bruno, CA
    11/20/2019
    11/20/2019
    $40,592
    $40,592
    11/20/2019