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How much do couriers in Edinburgh get paid?

Couriers in Edinburgh earn

£8.69–12.02 per hour

Based on 27 employee reviews

Courier salaries can range between £8.69–12.02 per hour in the Edinburgh area. This data is based on survey results from 27 employees who live in an around Edinburgh.

What do top employers pay couriers?

Who are the worst courier employers?

  1. Chaiiwala
    3.9
  2. Buy It Direct
    3.6
  3. Europcar
    2.9

Recent courier vacancies in Edinburgh

  1. Bike Courier at Deliveroo posted 20 hours ago
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What contracts are people on?

29% report having zero hours contracts
21% report having part time contracts (16-35 hours)
50% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 24 employees

How are people paid?

By the hour 89% of people report they get paid by the hour

Based on 27 employees

What do couriers employees do?

Delivery drivers have the job of collecting and transporting goods to different locations.

Other names for delivery drivers are:

  • Drivers
  • Couriers
  • Customer delivery drivers
  • Home delivery drivers
  • Van drivers

You’ll be out-and-about driving in this job, in all weathers.

This type of job may involve:

  • Driving locally
  • Customer service
  • Keeping to a delivery schedule
  • Physical work (loading and unloading)
  • Collecting payments
  • Filling out logs and reports

You may have to work on weekends and bank holidays.

If you want to apply for a delivery driver job, you might need the following:

  • A clean driving license
  • You might need to have your own vehicle or rent one
  • The right to work in the UK

For more information, read our guide to working at delivery driver companies.

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