Is it hard to become a UPS truck driver?
UPS driver jobs are challenging, but they appeal to a lot of candidates for a variety of reasons – not the least of which is the generous pay and benefits that drivers earn. Because these jobs are so prized, they’re hard to come by. It takes both skill and luck to land a job as a UPS driver.
How long does it take to become a driver at UPS?
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!
Do you need a CDL to drive UPS truck?
Package Delivery Drivers must have excellent customer contact and driving skills. Some UPS facilities may require the ability to drive a delivery vehicle with a standard (manual) transmission. Qualified applicants must have a valid driver’s license issued in the state that they live.
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.
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.
How do I become a full time UPS driver?
Be able to carry up to 70 lbs and have the stamina to work in a fast-paced delivery environment throughout your shift. Have a valid driver’s license in your state. Possess the ability to drive a truck with standard transmission and be able to learn how to drive a manual transmission if necessary.
What is a non CDL Class C license?
Class C — Any motor vehicle with a GVWR of more than 16,000 pounds, but less than 26,001 pounds or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
What is a Class C license?
A Class C commercial driver’s license (CDL) is the most common type of license and allows drivers to operate vehicles designed to transport fewer than 24 passengers including themselves. This includes single vehicles fewer than 26,001 pounds or towing a trailer with a GVWR fewer than 20,001 pounds.