Chauffeur Salary

Average Chauffeurs in the United States make around $12.00 per hour. Pay ranges from $7.97 per hour on the low end to $24.57 on the high end. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Over a third enjoy medical while nearly one-fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one in five. Most Chauffeurs report high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 88 percent of Chauffeurs are male. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,872 - $75,692
(Median)
$24K
$42K
$76K
MEDIAN: $41,632
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90%

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$7.97 - $24.57
(Median)
$8
$12
$25
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$23,872 - $75,692  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,083  
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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$20,252 - $65,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 165
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$7.97 - $24.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24 - $9.97  
Overtime
$10.34 - $37.81  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,083  
   
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).
)
$20,252 - $65,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186
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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 who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Driver/Core Development and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Chauffeur

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $30K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $42K. Chauffeurs bring in $46K after working for 10 to 20 years. Chauffeurs who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $48K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


The three largest American cities — New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago — all offer salaries higher than the national average for Chauffeurs. Compared to the national average, Austin Chauffeurs have considerably lower salaries, 30 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Atlanta (27 percent less) and Las Vegas (12 percent less).

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Experience Affects Chauffeur Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Chauffeur Salaries

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 8%

National Average
$36,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 59%
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