Can you be a UPS driver and go to college?

How long does it take to become UPS driver?

Generally, it’s 10+ years, if you’re lucky. I know this is old I stumbled upon it while googling how to move up as a current UPS EMPLOYEE. My experience, in 2005 when my husband started, he was told 4-6 years to become a driver!

How many hours a week do UPS drivers work?

You are guaranteed 40 hours a week. You set your own schedule.

Is it hard to be a UPS driver?

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I started with UPS as a full time Deliver Driver. The work is HARD, and the pay is really pretty decent compared to any other job around. My biggest issue with the job was I would work 6 days a week for 9-12 hours a day and never get to spend time with my fiancé or exploring my hobbies and passions.

What do you need to become a UPS driver?

The basic requirements for becoming a UPS personal driver are being at least 21 years of age, having a valid driver’s license, and passing a background check. Additionally, you must be covered by auto insurance.

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Who pays better UPS or FedEx?

According to Glassdoor in December 2020, FedEx part-time couriers can expect to earn approximately $18 an hour on average. As for UPS, part-time personal vehicle drivers earn an average wage of approximately $21 an hour.

Is UPS flexible with college students?

Perfect job for college students or people who just need an extra job. Not a lot of flexibility in hours and days off. They will expect you to be there every single day and not to be late. Some supervisors are more flexible than others.

Do UPS drivers get weekends off?

Well respected company, always needs help especially around the holidays, customers are always happy to see you when you deliver their packages. OT is capped and weekends off due to DOT regulation. It takes a while to get hired permanently full-time as a driver.

What is the starting pay for UPS drivers?

The typical UPS Driver salary is $18 per hour. Driver salaries at UPS can range from $16 – $33 per hour. This estimate is based upon 108 UPS Driver salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods.

Why do UPS drivers run away?

They don’t have air conditioning, so drivers run their routes with the doors open to stay cool. “It is cold in winter and hot in the summer,” Widmann says.

Is it easy to get hired at UPS?

Super easy to get hired, they did mass interviews and hired anyone with a pulse. Good opportunity to move up to other positions if you’re willing to put the work in on memorizing things and you get your work done.

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Why do UPS drivers only turn right?

UPS gives its drivers specific routes to follow and they don’t include the shortest distance between two points sometimes. This is part of the policy that the drivers shouldn’t turn at all through the oncoming traffic. This means they shouldn’t turn left in countries where they drive on the right and vice versa.