Average Pizza Delivery Driver Salary
$21,000 yearly
$10.43 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$15,000
10 %
$21,000
Median
$30,000
90 %
What Is The Average Pizza Delivery Driver Salary?
The average pizza delivery driver salary is $21,687 per year, or $10.43 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $15,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $30,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Massachusetts, Alaska, Rhode Island, Vermont, and New Jersey provide the highest pizza delivery driver salaries.

Average Pizza Delivery Driver Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Pizza Delivery Driver average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$24,233
$11.65
Alaska
$34,108
$16.40
Arizona
$23,222
$11.16
Arkansas
$21,973
$10.56
California
$24,757
$11.90
Colorado
$22,183
$10.66
Connecticut
$30,414
$14.62
Delaware
$24,759
$11.90
District of Columbia
$29,357
$14.11
Florida
$20,908
$10.05
Georgia
$20,674
$9.94
Hawaii
$31,745
$15.26
Idaho
$18,720
$9.00
Illinois
$22,638
$10.88
Indiana
$21,693
$10.43
Iowa
$24,970
$12.00
Kansas
$19,656
$9.45
Kentucky
$21,154
$10.17
Louisiana
$18,945
$9.11
Maine
$30,646
$14.73
Maryland
$26,941
$12.95
Massachusetts
$35,310
$16.98
Michigan
$26,379
$12.68
Minnesota
$26,965
$12.96
Mississippi
$17,283
$8.31
Missouri
$18,907
$9.09
Montana
$23,342
$11.22
Nebraska
$27,669
$13.30
Nevada
$23,991
$11.53
New Hampshire
$30,208
$14.52
New Jersey
$33,323
$16.02
New Mexico
$19,478
$9.36
New York
$28,749
$13.82
North Carolina
$21,470
$10.32
North Dakota
$29,339
$14.11
Ohio
$22,671
$10.90
Oklahoma
$21,870
$10.51
Oregon
$23,299
$11.20
Pennsylvania
$25,367
$12.20
Rhode Island
$33,797
$16.25
South Carolina
$20,636
$9.92
South Dakota
$25,382
$12.20
Tennessee
$21,156
$10.17
Texas
$22,163
$10.66
Utah
$21,065
$10.13
Vermont
$33,702
$16.20
Virginia
$26,945
$12.95
Washington
$21,918
$10.54
West Virginia
$22,487
$10.81
Wisconsin
$26,673
$12.82
Wyoming
$22,341
$10.74

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Highest Paying Cities For Pizza Delivery Driver

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Omaha, NE
$27,905
$13.42
San Francisco, CA
$25,443
$12.23
Council Bluffs, IA
$24,044
$11.56
Highland Park, IL
$23,049
$11.08
Bozeman, MT
$22,810
$10.97
Kirkland, WA
$22,344
$10.74

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Average Pizza Delivery Driver Salary Over Time

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

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $21,700
    $10.43
    +2.7%
    2020
    $21,100
    $10.15
    +5.0%
    2019
    $20,000
    $9.64
    +1.7%
    2018
    $19,700
    $9.48
    +0.9%
    2017
    $19,500
    $9.39
    -2.1%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

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    Avg. salary: $44,889

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    26,499 Route Sales Person Jobs
    Route Sales Representative

    Avg. salary: $42,736

    A route sales representative is responsible for offering goods and services to customers in a designated area. Route sales representatives work closely with the marketing team to develop effective sales strategies, create sales pitches, and release promotional offers to generate sales, increase revenues, and build the organization's profitability. They also research the latest industry trends to identify sales opportunities and communicate findings to the team for new service offerings. A route sales representative must have excellent customer service and communication skills to assist customers in their inquiries and concerns and negotiate sales contracts.
    64,333 Route Sales Representative Jobs
    Driver/Merchandiser

    Avg. salary: $11,185

    A driver/merchandiser's role in society is to directly deliver products to customers on time, bearing good communication skills to interpret and relay messages and instructions. A driver/merchandiser is also tasked to check on the truck's condition, repair or replace damaged parts, and deliver it to reliable auto shops if the damage is severe. They must follow road guidelines and laws imposed by the state or city where they do the job.
    94,438 Driver/Merchandiser Jobs
    Driver

    Avg. salary: $29,559

    Drivers are responsible for safely transporting people, packages, or goods from one destination to another. They should be familiar with the different routes that may be taken to reach the desired goal. They should be expert navigators and may use navigation apps to help them along the way. They should also be familiar with the basic mechanics of the vehicle they are using and the proper maintenance and cleaning needed to ensure that the car is running well. Drivers are expected to have excellent customer relation skills, a strong sense of direction, and superb organizations.
    608,940 Driver Jobs
    Route Sales Driver

    Avg. salary: $44,475

    A route sales driver is the company driver in charge of distributing goods or products to customers on a specific route or area. In some companies or organizations, they are also tasked with the role of collecting payment for delivered goods and also keeping a record of it. Their duties and responsibilities include vehicle inspection and maintenance and keeping records of deliveries and payments.
    147,271 Route Sales Driver Jobs
    Route Driver

    Avg. salary: $40,697

    A Route Driver is responsible for delivering and transporting supplies or goods within an allotted time. The tasks will vary upon the organization or industry that a Route Driver works for, however, most of the time, the duties will revolve around picking up and dropping off packages at particular destinations ranging from homes to establishments, and communicating with customers. Furthermore, Route Drivers must keep their vehicles in clean and sound condition, report to supervisors should there be any issue, and adhere to the company policies and regulations at all times.
    455,048 Route Driver Jobs

    Pizza Delivery Driver Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a pizza delivery driver 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.

    Which Companies Pay Pizza Delivery Drivers The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as a pizza delivery driver, being employed by a company such as Pizza Hut or Papa John's Pizza would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Domino's Pizza and Verizon Communications also report highly competitive salaries for pizza delivery drivers.
    Company
    LogoRankCompanyAverage Pizza Delivery Driver SalaryPizza Delivery Driver Salary Range
    1Pizza Hut
    4.2
    $34,593
    $18k
    $39k
    2Papa John's Pizza
    4.4
    $32,884
    $18k
    $39k
    3Domino's Pizza
    4.3
    $31,266
    $18k
    $39k
    4Verizon Communications
    4.7
    $30,821
    $18k
    $39k
    5Marco's Pizza
    4.1
    $24,301
    $18k
    $39k
    6Missouri State University
    4.3
    $23,843
    $18k
    $39k

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    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Pizza Delivery Driver
    Jackson, GA
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    $31,305
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    $31,305
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    Council Bluffs, IA
    08/05/2021
    $33,392
    08/05/2021
    Pizza Delivery Driver
    Provo, UT
    08/05/2021
    $52,175
    08/05/2021
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    Columbus, OH
    08/05/2021
    $25,044
    08/05/2021
    Pizza Delivery Driver
    Pukalani, HI
    08/05/2021
    $52,175
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    Pizza Delivery Driver
    Laurel, MD
    08/05/2021
    $31,305
    08/05/2021
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    $31,305
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    Average Pizza Delivery Driver Salary by Demographic

    Pizza Delivery Driver Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $20,584
    female-income
    Female Income
    $18,469
    Median Pizza Delivery Driver Income by Race
    White pizza delivery drivers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Asian pizza delivery drivers have the lowest average salary at $18,761.
    $21,000
    $20,000
    $19,000
    $18,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$19,732
    White$19,926
    Black or African American$19,571
    Asian$18,761
    Hispanic or Latino$19,643
    Average Pizza Delivery Driver Salary by Education Level
    Pizza delivery drivers with a High School Diploma degree earn more than those without, at $20,584 annually. With a Associate degree, pizza delivery drivers earn a median annual income of $20,291 compared to $20,024 for pizza delivery drivers with an Bachelors degree.
    $22,000
    $21,000
    $20,000
    $19,000
    $18,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$20,584
    Master's Degree$18,081
    Bachelor's Degree$20,024
    Some College/ Associate Degree$20,291