How much a UPS worker earns is determined by the job description. Most positions are paid on an hourly basis. A set up worker, for example, can earn $9 an hour while for a package handler the hourly rate is $8.50 to $9.50. Other workers can earn up to $15 per hour. A UPS driver is paid from $23,719 in Orlando, FL up to $29,710 in New York.