Chauffeur Salary

An average Chauffeur in the United States can expect to take home roughly $12.01 per hour. Pay ranges from $7.99 per hour on the low end to $24.44 on the high end. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. About two in five report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly one-fourth collect dental insurance. The majority of Chauffeurs claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Chauffeurs far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$23,835 - $75,391

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$7.99 - $24.44

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$23,835 - $75,391  
   
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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$20,341 - $65,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$7.99 - $24.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24 - $9.97  
Overtime
$10.30 - $37.66  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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).
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$20,341 - $65,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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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Professional skills reported by Chauffeurs are few in number. Driver/Core Development and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Customer Service, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Chauffeur

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


Chauffeurs with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. 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 $41K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Chauffeurs with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $46K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $49K.

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. Chauffeurs in Austin make 30 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Employers pay around 26 percent less in Atlanta and 12 percent less in Las Vegas, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Chauffeur Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$36,000


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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 58%
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