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Food Runner Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$20,000
$10,000
$20,000
$38,000
Food runners in the United States make an average salary of $20,667 per year or $9.94 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $10,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $38,000. As most things go, location can be critical. North Dakota, California, Connecticut, Vermont, and New York provide the highest food runner salaries.
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Map of Food Runner Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Food Runner Salary By Location

While a food runner can average a salary of $20,667 per year, or $9.94 per hour, there are many opportunities for food runners to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $29,095 per year. Other high-paying locations include Farmington, CT, Southampton, NY and Boston, MA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $19,000. The highest paying states for food runners include North Dakota, California and Connecticut. Meanwhile, Utah, South Carolina, and Hawaii offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$29,095
$29k
Farmington, CT
Farmington, CT
$28,067
$28k
Southampton, NY
Southampton, NY
$27,980
$28k
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$27,774
$28k
Denver, CO
Denver, CO
$25,853
$26k
Atlantic City, NJ
Atlantic City, NJ
$25,396
$25k
Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
$25,002
$25k
Arlington, VA
Arlington, VA
$23,175
$23k
Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis, MN
$22,841
$23k
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
$22,731
$23k

High Paying Food Runner Jobs

Average Food Runner Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a food runner, working for Hy-Vee or The Paradies Shops might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Wegmans Food Markets and Comcast report highly competitive salaries for food runners.

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Food Runner Salary History

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    Food Runner Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a food runner 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 Food Runner Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Food Runner
    Food Runner
    Sierra Brooks, CA
    Sierra Brooks, CA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $27,757
    $27,757
    10/28/2020
    Bonita Bay Club
    Bonita Bay Club
    Men's Locker Room Food Runner
    Men's Locker Room Food Runner
    Men's Locker Room Food Runner
    Bonita Springs, FL
    Bonita Springs, FL
    10/24/2020
    10/24/2020
    $16,696
    $16,696
    10/24/2020
    Food Runner/Bus Person
    Food Runner/Bus Person
    San Diego, CA
    San Diego, CA
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    10/23/2020
    Chef Point Restaurant & Bar
    Chef Point Restaurant & Bar
    Food Runner
    Food Runner
    Food Runner
    Colleyville, TX
    Colleyville, TX
    10/22/2020
    10/22/2020
    $14,609
    $14,609
    10/22/2020
    Dining Room Attendant
    Dining Room Attendant
    Langhorne, PA
    Langhorne, PA
    10/21/2020
    10/21/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    10/21/2020
    Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
    Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
    Food Runner-AM
    Food Runner-AM
    Food Runner-AM
    Cove, UT
    Cove, UT
    10/20/2020
    10/20/2020
    $17,218
    $17,218
    10/20/2020
    Food Runner
    Food Runner
    Saint Simons, GA
    Saint Simons, GA
    10/02/2020
    10/02/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    10/02/2020
    Food Runner-Beach Club
    Food Runner-Beach Club
    Iona, FL
    Iona, FL
    09/22/2020
    09/22/2020
    $14,609
    $14,609
    09/22/2020
    Food Runner
    Food Runner
    Oceanside, CA
    Oceanside, CA
    09/22/2020
    09/22/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    09/22/2020
    Sonnenalp Resort of Vail
    Sonnenalp Resort of Vail
    Harvest Food Runner-Winter Season
    Harvest Food Runner-Winter Season
    Harvest Food Runner-Winter Season
    Edwards, CO
    Edwards, CO
    09/06/2020
    09/06/2020
    $22,957
    $22,957
    09/06/2020