Starting pay

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Dannypanigale, Mar 24, 2014.

  1. Dannypanigale

    Dannypanigale New Member

    Good morning to all ... I'm new here in this forum .. I don't know if this question been answered before but what's the starting salary for package delivery driver... I'm currently working as a private sanitation worker I know I'm going to take a huge pay cut but i want to know what numbers I'll be looking at before it sit down in a interview .. If someone can actually post the take home a week after taxes would be greatly appreciated ... Thank ls in advance
  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Starting pay is between $16-18/hr.
  3. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Plus dating material in every office as a bonus.
  4. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    In the new contract I don't think new hires get paid for the first 6 months.
  5. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Take home pay has way too many variables to give an accurate answer. Multiply Upstates answer by an average of 45 hours to get your gross pay. The range of pay is because going from old contract to the new.
  6. Anonymous 12

    Anonymous 12 Non active member

    One million dollars
  7. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    What are you making now and how much are you paying for insurance? Do you have a spouse and kids to cover? How many hours do you work at your current job? How old are you and are you the driver of the vehicle at your current job or are you the can slinger?

    All of these questions should be taken into consideration before someone can give you an accurate assessment if it's worth it for you to change employers.
  8. dragracer66

    dragracer66 Active Member

    I love the part where he says "he knows he's going to take a huge pay cut" dude your a trash man! If anything your going to get a huge raise!!!!

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  9. Dannypanigale

    Dannypanigale New Member

    My take home is 950 Ish ... I'm 30 .. Driver ... Trash man get paid depending where you at ... But from where I'm at yes I'll be taking a huge raise after I make top pay at ups ... But I wanted to know what my budget would be looking like before I hit top pay for the next three years
  10. jaker

    jaker trolling

    Starting pay is 8.50 because rarely do they hire drivers off the street so you start part time

    If you do get hired off the street for full time then starting pay is 16ish a hour with pay increases untill you hit top pay which will take 3 1/2 to 4 years
  11. jaker

    jaker trolling

    Of you making that then WHY would you want to come and work at ups

    I would trade my job for yours
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  12. Dannypanigale

    Dannypanigale New Member

    Been at that rate for the past three years and it's not moving from there ...the Benefits and working morning hrs is what's trigging me to switch
  13. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    You still didn't say how many hours a week you work. Here at UPS it's 9.0-11.00 a day, depending on who you ask. You can make 60-115k here at top pay, depending on how many hours you'd like to work. If you have kids, you can forget about seeing them or watching them do sports. Some would trade the money for a 9-5 job, would you do the opposite?
  14. Dannypanigale

    Dannypanigale New Member

    I work 10-12 hrs over night .. I work 6 days sun night -fri night ..
  15. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Now, a low life jack wagon, and still loving it.

    It all depends on the location. My old building can't find drivers. No PT's want to change, and new-hires only last a week or two before they bail.
  16. jaker

    jaker trolling

    Hence the rarely part I said
  17. calcio56

    calcio56 Active Member

    Cosmo1...what's your location. My center has about a year or less wait for pt package handler to ft driver

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    MAKAVELI Well-Known Member

    Where are you? Any chance you're in CA?
  19. calcio56

    calcio56 Active Member

    Nope. Northern VA

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    MAKAVELI Well-Known Member

    Darn it!!