EU. Delivery drivers have the highest salaries in California

Digital Millennium

/ 03.02.2022 18:39:18

According to one report, California is the number four state where delivery drivers and drivers earn the most. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), California is one of the highest paying states for average annual wages of delivery men in the United States.

For this, Circuit used the data from Bureau of Labor Statistics to rank the highest-paying states for truck drivers (heavy, trailer, and light), delivery drivers, and sales workers.

According to the BLS, there are 3,162,630 US employees engaged in package delivery nationwidewith a median hourly wage of $19.08 and a median annual salary of $39,689.

To see how much delivery drivers earn in your state, you can check at National Story.

California pays delivery people better

Despite California It is considered one of the most expensive states to live in the United States, also It is the region with the highest minimum wages nationwide.

Currently, California is home to several major cities with food delivery customersas the state is home to several farms and fields growing almonds, grapes, pistachios, and strawberries as major crops, providing a wide range of products for truckers and deliverymen to move goods around.

That’s why California has one of the highest average wages for delivery drivers in the United States:

  • Average annual salary: $45,167
  • Average hourly wage: $21.71
  • Total Employment: 296,590

However, California is not the only state that offers a higher average salary compared to other parts of the US, because other states offer higher wages due to high delivery demand and supply shortages as:

  • Alaska: $48,893 average annual wage ($23.50 average hourly wage)
  • Washington: $46,173 average annual wage ($22.20 average hourly wage)
  • Massachusetts: $45,373 average annual wage ($21.81 average hourly wage)


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