How much does a Route Driver make?

Updated May 5, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$50,566 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,061 salaries

$28K

Low

$51K

Average

$90K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Route Driver is $50,566 in United States. Filter by location to see Route Driver salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,061 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Route Driver employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Driver$39,066 /yr
L3
Senior Driver$35,873 /yr
L4
Driver IV$42,262 /yr
Career Path

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UPS
3.6

UPS

Route Driver

$90,272

 /yr
Range: $67K - $104K
657 salaries
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$67K

$104K

$66,840 - $103,608 Range

Home City Ice
4

Home City Ice

Route Driver - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $26

$15

$26

$15 - $26 Range

K&M Tire
3.5

K&M Tire

Route Driver - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $15

$12

$15

$12 - $15 Range

Canteen
3.3

Canteen

Route Driver

$34,574

 /yr
Range: $17K - $76K

$17K

$76K

$16,643 - $75,572 Range

Keystone Automotive Operations
2.7

Keystone Automotive Operations

Route Driver - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

PepsiCo
4

PepsiCo

Route Driver - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $12 - $29

$12

$29

$12 - $29 Range

Airgas
3.8

Airgas

Route Driver - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $19 - $32

$19

$32

$19 - $32 Range

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Clean Harbors
3.4

Clean Harbors

Route Driver

$40,930

 /yr
Range: $32K - $52K

$32K

$52K

$31,800 - $52,463 Range

Sysco
3.5

Sysco

Route Driver

$67,553

 /yr
Range: $45K - $92K

$45K

$92K

$45,343 - $91,979 Range

Iron Mountain
3.5

Iron Mountain

Route Driver - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $22

$14

$22

$14 - $22 Range

Dean Foods
2.7

Dean Foods

Route Driver - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $14 - $33

$14

$33

$14 - $33 Range

Waste Connections
4.3

Waste Connections

Route Driver - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $11 - $38

$11

$38

$11 - $38 Range

Prairie Farms Dairy
3.8

Prairie Farms Dairy

Route Driver

$49,547

 /yr
Range: $42K - $59K

$42K

$59K

$42,321 - $58,637 Range

Stericycle
3.4

Stericycle

Route Driver - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $24

$15

$24

$15 - $24 Range

AVI Foodsystems Inc.
2.9

AVI Foodsystems Inc.

Route Driver - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $18

$12

$18

$12 - $18 Range

Waste Management
3.5

Waste Management

Route Driver - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $27

$16

$27

$16 - $27 Range

FedEx Ground
3.5

FedEx Ground

Route Driver

$42,158

 /yr
Range: $34K - $53K

$34K

$53K

$34,468 - $52,728 Range

Reinhart Foodservice
2.9

Reinhart Foodservice

Route Driver

$63,383

 /yr
Range: $47K - $89K

$47K

$89K

$46,700 - $89,418 Range

FreshDirect
3.4

FreshDirect

Route Driver - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

Pacesetter Personnel Services
2.7

Pacesetter Personnel Services

Route Driver - Monthly

$3,419

 /mo
Range: $3K - $4K

$3K

$4K

$3,206 - $3,900 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Route Driver salaries

The average salary for a Route Driver is $50,566 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 2061 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Route Driver employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Route Driver in United States is $90,011 per year.

The lowest salary for a Route Driver in United States is $28,407 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent route driver salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$15
hourly
A Door Dash Driver in the Davenport, IA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Davenport, IA Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
A Driver in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $17 per hour
Additional Pay
$72k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
Denver, CO Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Driver in the Hawaiian Islands Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Hawaiian Islands Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$18
hourly
A Residential Driver in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$21
hourly
A Driver in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$52,000
per year
An Armored Driver/Guard in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $52,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$14
hourly
A Driver in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$22
hourly
A Solid Waste Driver in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Route Driver in the Peoria, IL Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Peoria, IL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Brinks Armored Vehicle Driver/Messenger in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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