How much do couriers in Newcastle get paid?

Couriers in Newcastle earn

£8.99-14.77 per hour

Based on 37 employee reviews

Courier salaries can range between £8.99-14.77 per hour in the Newcastle area. This data is based on quiz results from 37 employees who live in and around Newcastle.

What do top employers pay couriers?

Who are the worst courier employers?

  1. Freshways
  2. Getir
  3. Wiltshire Farm Foods

How are people paid?

by the hour
an annual salary

Based on 37 employees

What contracts are people on?

33% report having zero hours contracts.
8% report having part time contracts. (16-35 hours)
58% report having full time contracts. (more than 35 hours)

Based on 24 employees

What do couriers 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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