Salary for Driver/Sales Workers

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Also known as:  Bakery Deliverer, Bobtailer, Delivery Sales worker, Newspaper Deliverer, Newspaper Delivery Driver, Pizza Delivery Driver, Route Sales Person, Route Salesperson, Sales Route Driver helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

The main duty of this employee is to drive truck, car or other vehicle on an established route in order to deliver goods, such as take-out food or groceries. They may also pick up items such as laundry. This job is not usually dangerous, but it does require that workers sit for very long periods of time, which can strain the body. These positions usually require a high school diploma. Once hired, a new employee will need up to one year of formal training before beginning work.

A Driver/Sales Worker can earn average salaries of between $18,600 to $50,910 depending on tenure and industry expertise. get an average compensation of thirty-one thousand eight hundred and seventy dollars annually.

can get the best compensation in Oregon, where they earn average wages of close to about $39,260. People holding these jobs receive the highest salary in Educational Services, where they receive compensation, on average, of $41,550.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 34.76 percent nationwide in that time.


Driver/Sales Workers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Wholesale Trade
Management of Companies and Enterprises

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Health Care and Social Assistance
Public Administration
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services