Chauffeur Salary

Pay for Chauffeurs in the United States sits in the ballpark of $12.07 per hour. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Chauffeurs (87 percent) who took the survey are men. A majority of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, roughly two in five report medical coverage and roughly one in four claim dental coverage as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$23,881 - $74,610
(Median)
$24K
$43K
$75K
MEDIAN: $42,770
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90%

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$8.12 - $24.51
(Median)
$8
$12
$25
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$23,881 - $74,610  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,487 - $65,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 184
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.12 - $24.51  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.57 - $9.94  
Overtime
$11.25 - $38.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,487 - $65,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 211
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Job Description for Chauffeur

Chauffeurs are responsible for all aspects of providing luxury transportation to a client. This is a highly visible service position, and chauffeurs must follow all driving laws while keeping to their client’s schedule.

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Chauffeur Tasks

  • Assist with requests like directions, local information, extra stops for errands, etc.
  • Lift, load, and unload packages and items that travel with clients, like suitcases or groceries.
  • Transport clients safely from one location to another in a vehicle.

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Chauffeurs note just a narrow range of job skills. Driver/Core Development and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Chauffeur

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Chauffeurs. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $30K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $40K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $44K in this role. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $49K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,680

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Chauffeurs, New York offers exceptional salaries, 46 percent above the national average. Chauffeurs will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+29 percent) and Los Angeles (+19 percent). Chauffeurs in Austin take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 27 percent less than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Atlanta and Las Vegas (24 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Chauffeur Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Chauffeur Salaries

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 11%

National Average
$35,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
medical benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 57%
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