Delivery driver at Argos

People in this role may also be known as delivery drivers and couriers.

24 workers in this role at Argos have taken the survey.

How much does Argos pay delivery drivers?

Delivery driver at Argos
£8.86–10.43
Typical range
£8.50–13.41

Delivery driver employees at Argos are typically paid £8.86–10.43 an hour, based on data from 24 employees.

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What is management like for delivery driver employees at Argos?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do delivery drivers think Argos head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    67% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 18 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Excellent
  • Managers are respectful

    Do delivery drivers at Argos feel treated by respect by their managers?

    People feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    82% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 22 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    All the staff and managers in the store are friendly and approachable and will help if you need help.

    Worst thing

    Sainsbury's who own argos are not the best company to work for. They care more about their profit and not about the staff.

    6.5

    Customers fulfilment assistant, March 2021

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What are the hours like for delivery driver employees at Argos?

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Bad
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do delivery drivers get of their shift pattern at Argos?

    People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 42% report getting one week notice or less
    • 38% report getting two weeks notice
    • 13% report getting three weeks notice
    • 8% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 24 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

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  • Contracts don’t match the hours people work

    Do delivery drivers work the same number they are contracted for at Argos?

    Only some people work the same number of hours they’re contracted for

    How we know this

    64% of people report working 8 hours or more than they’re contracted for each week

    Based on information from 22 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you should expect to work about the same number of hours that your contract guarantees you, most of the time.

    It’s useful to pick up or drop a few shifts here and there, but if you often work a lot more hours every week than you’re contracted for, a good job should guarantee them.

    This means you’re more likely to know when you’ll be working and how much you’ll earn in advance.

  • People worry about getting enough hours

    Do delivery drivers at Argos worry about hours?

    Most people worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    63% of people report they worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 24 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for delivery drivers to book a holiday at Argos?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    95% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 19 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for delivery drivers to take sick leave at Argos?

    People find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    100% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 18 job reviews

  • Good choice of shifts

    Do delivery drivers at Argos get to choose the shifts they work?

    People get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    75% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 24 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Argos managers change delivery drivers shifts at short notice?

    Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    88% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 16 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do delivery drivers at Argos get proper breaks?

    People get proper breaks

    How we know this

    82% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 22 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • No unpaid extra work

    Do delivery drivers at Argos do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    95% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work

    Based on information from 21 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Making a difference within the work environment i work within, my hours are flexible.

    Worst thing

    we dont get informed when they put overtime on our schedule.

    8.4

    Employee, August 2021

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What is career progression like for delivery drivers at Argos?

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  • Enough training

    Do delivery drivers get enough training when they start at Argos?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    71% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 21 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Opportunities to progress

    Are delivery drivers given support to progress at Argos?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 53% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 15 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from delivery drivers at Argos

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  • Best thing

    Argos is a great company to work for.

    Worst thing

    I really enjoy my job and the challenges is throws up on a daily basis.

    7.2

    Employee, August 2021

  • Best thing

    Once on the road, it is just me and I like that

    Worst thing

    The early starts

    7.5

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Easy work with mostly good hours

    Worst thing

    The 'down time' when we don't have any deliveries or much work to do

    7.6

    Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Early finish
    Paid every 4 weeks

    Worst thing

    Getting up at 4am

    7.9

    Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Finding people in the city centre

    8.4

    Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Some of my colleagues are friendly and we work well as a team

    Worst thing

    Being punished with written warnings for small mistakes

    6.5

    Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    The driving

    Worst thing

    People not being organised

    7.8

    Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Good friendly atmosphere and staff.

    Worst thing

    Early morning starts. Working Christmas and new year

    7.8

    Home delivery driver, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Meeting general public

    Worst thing

    Not enough hours

    4.6

    Delivery driver, September 2020

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How Argos ranks

Argos ranks joint 12th to work for in delivery driver or courier employers

  1. 12= Argos
    6.3
  2. 12= B&Q
    6.3
  3. 12= Edmundson Electrical
    6.3