How Much Does a Delivery Driver Make?


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As of May 2011, the average delivery driver made just shy of $11.00 per hour, or $22,770 per year assuming that he works a full 40 hours each week. However, because delivery drivers earn tips, the actual hourly wage paid by their place of employment may be lower.

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How Much Does a Delivery Driver Make?
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Because much of a delivery driver's income is based on tips, the amount of deliveries the driver makes in an hour greatly affects his total income. Drivers who work during peak hours and for a company with a small delivery radius that allows for quick drop offs can make up as many as 10 deliveries in an hour and receive additional income for each delivery.

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