Pay for Chauffeurs in the United States sits in the ballpark of $12.52 per hour. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Chauffeurs. There are far more male Chauffeurs survey respondents than women, making up 87 percent. Although about two-fifths have medical coverage and about a fourth have dental coverage, the larger part claim no health benefits at all. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,378 - $79,985
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$48K
$80K
MEDIAN: $48,315
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$9.58 - $24.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$24,378 - $79,985  
   
Bonus
$496.65 - $9,863  
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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$21,222 - $69,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.58 - $24.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67 - $9.90  
Overtime
$16.26 - $43.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$496.65 - $9,863  
   
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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$21,222 - $69,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 148

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Chauffeur

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


For many Chauffeurs, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $32K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $41K. Chauffeurs with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $44K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $51K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,598

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

With a pay rate for Chauffeurs that is 38 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Chauffeurs will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+37 percent), Philadelphia (+27 percent), Atlanta (+5 percent), and Chicago (+2 percent). Chauffeurs in Austin make 27 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Las Vegas and Washington are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 17 percent lower and 16 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Chauffeur

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Chauffeur Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Chauffeur Salaries

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 29%

National Average
$38,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 58%
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