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How Much Does a Route Sales Driver Earn In The United States?

Route Sales Driver Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$44,000
$33,000
$44,000
$58,000
Route sales drivers in the United States make an average salary of $44,475 per year or $21.38 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level route sales driver salary is roughly $33,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $58,000. If you like following the crowd, retail and manufacturing companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out manufacturing, retail, and hospitality companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut, and Nebraska provide the highest route sales driver salaries.
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Where Route Sales Drivers Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Route Sales Drivers Earn In Different Cities?

While a route sales driver can average a salary of $44,475 per year, or $21.38 per hour, there are many opportunities for route sales drivers to make more. For example, in Manassas, VA you might make $49,130 per year. Other high-paying locations include Harrison, NY, Bismarck, ND and Allentown, PA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Manassas, VA where the average starting salary is $27,000. The highest paying states for route sales drivers include Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont. Meanwhile, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Missouri offer the lowest salaries.
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1. Manassas, VA
$49,130
Avg. Salary
$27k
$66k
2. Harrison, NY
$48,250
Avg. Salary
$27k
$66k
3. Bismarck, ND
$46,565
Avg. Salary
$27k
$66k
4. Allentown, PA
$45,903
Avg. Salary
$27k
$66k
5. Pontiac, MI
$44,394
Avg. Salary
$27k
$66k
6. Waukesha, WI
$43,938
Avg. Salary
$27k
$66k

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Which Companies Pay Route Sales Drivers The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a route sales driver, being employed by a company such as Clean Harbors or Aramark would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like PepsiCo and Dean Foods also report highly competitive salaries for route sales drivers.
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$67k
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$67k
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$67k
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$67k
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$67k
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$35k
$67k

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    How Experience Affects Route Sales Driver Salaries

    The salary for a route sales 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.

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    Route Sales Driver
    Route Sales Driver
    Glendive, MT
    Glendive, MT
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    $45,000
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    Route Sales and Distribution Driver (CDL Preferred)
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    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    03/11/2021
    03/11/2021
    $48,000
    $48,000
    03/11/2021
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    Sun Prairie, WI
    Sun Prairie, WI
    03/11/2021
    03/11/2021
    $50,000
    $50,000
    03/11/2021
    New System Laundry
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    Route Sales/Route Relief Driver
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    Route Sales/Route Relief Driver
    Kent, WA
    Kent, WA
    03/08/2021
    03/08/2021
    $45,000
    $45,000
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    Route Sales/Route Relief Driver
    Route Sales/Route Relief Driver
    Route Sales/Route Relief Driver
    Kent, WA
    Kent, WA
    03/07/2021
    03/07/2021
    $45,000
    $45,000
    03/07/2021
    Delivery-Relief Route Sales Driver Days/Cdl A Permit)
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    Montrose, CO
    Montrose, CO
    01/22/2021
    01/22/2021
    $44,140
    $44,140
    01/22/2021
    Delivery-Relief Route Sales Driver Rotating Shifts/Cdl A)
    Delivery-Relief Route Sales Driver Rotating Shifts/Cdl A)
    Kimball, NE
    Kimball, NE
    01/22/2021
    01/22/2021
    $50,714
    $50,714
    01/22/2021
    Delivery-Relief Route Sales Driver Days/Cdl A)
    Delivery-Relief Route Sales Driver Days/Cdl A)
    West Branch, IA
    West Branch, IA
    01/19/2021
    01/19/2021
    $47,792
    $47,792
    01/19/2021
    Delivery-Relief Route Sales Driver (CDL A Required)
    Delivery-Relief Route Sales Driver (CDL A Required)
    Harrisburg, PA
    Harrisburg, PA
    01/15/2021
    01/15/2021
    $52,175
    $52,175
    01/15/2021
    Route Sales and Distribution Driver-Red Baron Pizza (CDL Preferred)
    Route Sales and Distribution Driver-Red Baron Pizza (CDL Preferred)
    Sun Prairie, WI
    Sun Prairie, WI
    01/14/2021
    01/14/2021
    $48,000
    $48,000
    01/14/2021